Soaring dairy farm input costs causing severe margin risk

By Rick Gladigau, Australian Dairy Farmers President
Updated July 4 2022 - 1:02pm, first published June 2 2022 - 2:00am
The biggest expense for dairy farmers currently, is grain, with wheat prices jumping 25 per cent in the past month. Photo by Shutterstock/Auldist.

The new Labor government and the Australian dairy industry are both shouldering a burden. For the government, it will be inflation. For us, it is the cost of farm inputs.

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