Long list of concerns aired at producer meetings

Shan Goodwin
Updated October 18 2016 - 2:43pm, first published October 7 2016 - 2:37pm
Australian Cattle Council's David Hill speaks to producers at a public meeting on beef supply chain dynamics at Cloncurry.
Australian Cattle Council's David Hill speaks to producers at a public meeting on beef supply chain dynamics at Cloncurry.

COSTS of production, transparency in the beef supply chain, unfair buying practices at saleyards, the lack of independence in carcase grading and payment for offal dominated concerns expressed by producers at a series of forums run across western Queensland this week.

Shan Goodwin

Shan Goodwin

National Agriculture Writer - Beef

Shan Goodwin steers ACM’s national coverage of the beef industry. Shan has worked as a journalist for 30 years, the majority of that with agricultural publications. She spent many years as The Land’s North Coast reporter and has visited beef properties and stations throughout the country and overseas. She treats all breeds equally. Contact 0427686187. E: s.goodwin@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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