Farmers upbeat about prospects for 2017

Andrew Marshall
Updated November 28 2016 - 4:46pm, first published 9:59am
Farmers are generally optimistic about the performance of their own farming business, with 34 per cent expecting better financial results next year says Rabobank.
Farmers are generally optimistic about the performance of their own farming business, with 34 per cent expecting better financial results next year says Rabobank.

A big season, with irrigation water aplenty, is sustaining farmer confidence at historically high levels, despite lacklustre cereal grain prices.

Andrew Marshall

Andrew Marshall

National agribusiness writer

Andrew Marshall is the group agribusiness writer for ACM's state agricultural weeklies and websites. He is a former editor at The Land and has worked in various Rural Press group roles in Canberra, North Richmond (NSW) and Toowoomba (Qld).

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