How the 1970s beef crash still shapes today's decisions

Shan Goodwin
May 8 2024 - 9:00am
Today's cattle market is as volatile as ever but that causes nowhere near the pain that was experienced during what is known as the great beef price crash of the 1970s.
Today's cattle market is as volatile as ever but that causes nowhere near the pain that was experienced during what is known as the great beef price crash of the 1970s.

As the cattle market took off on a downward spiral last year, plenty of references were made to what is known as the great beef price crash of the 1970s.

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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