What is keeping farmers up at night the most - it's not the weather

Shan Goodwin
Updated July 15 2024 - 2:54pm, first published July 11 2024 - 6:00am
Rising input costs, government policy and labour issues have overtaken the weather as the biggest worries on farmer minds, according to Roy Morgan research.
Rising input costs, government policy and labour issues have overtaken the weather as the biggest worries on farmer minds, according to Roy Morgan research.

Rising input costs and out-of-touch government policy is now weighing heavier on farmer minds than ever-present weather worries.

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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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