Port Botany backlog bogs down grain harvest as wharfies' legacy lingers

Andrew Marshall
By Andrew Marshall
Updated April 14 2021 - 1:31pm, first published October 26 2020 - 5:30am
Geronimo Farm Equipment principal, Ashley Webster with a consignment of augers assembled for delivery after just arriving from Canada more than a month later than expected.

As farmers frantically try to get grain crops stripped and stored in double quick time to beat this year's ominous rainy weather patterns, big strife at the ports is sabotaging their harvest efforts.

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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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