Farmer sentiment remains high, but rain pain still to come

Shan Goodwin
By Shan Goodwin
Updated December 15 2021 - 6:07am, first published December 14 2021 - 6:00am
MIXED: Rabobank Australia chief executive officer Peter Knoblanche says bove-average rainfall has been a blessing in some sectors, but caused significant heartbreak in others.

THE LIVESTOCK sector appears to have weathered the big rains and floods well, and summer croppers and cotton producers will capitalise on surety of water supplies and full soil moisture profiles.

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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.

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