Ag productivity at risk as volatile seasons make farmers debt-wary

Andrew Marshall
March 19 2024 - 6:30am
Many farmers are managing their risk by maintaining high levels of equity in their properties and borrowing less. File photo.
Many farmers are managing their risk by maintaining high levels of equity in their properties and borrowing less. File photo.

Fears of a blowout in farmers' business debt levels are contributing to the slowdown in Australia's agricultural productivity.

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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