It's not the sheep and cattle that cause problems: Don Mackay on his years in agriculture

Shan Goodwin
December 27 2020 - 6:30am
BACK IN THE DAY: Don Mackay walks the Rangers Valley feedlot.
BACK IN THE DAY: Don Mackay walks the Rangers Valley feedlot.

WHEN a young Don Mackay turned up for his first day on the job in the stock and station agency business, his boss told him managing people was the most important skill he'd ever acquire.

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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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