Friday, October 2, 2020

‘Extremely challenging year’ for Mallee farmers, report says

THIS year is set to be "extremely challenging" for Mallee farmers, as the agriculture sector faces its third-consecutive contraction in farmgate revenues – according to a new industry report.

Rabobank's Agribusiness Outlook 2020 said while a strong rebuild in national agriculture production was possible in 2020/21, it is "less than likely" as much of the country's agriculture sector continues to grapple with low soil moisture and water storages, feed shortages and the localised impacts of bushfire.

Sunraysia Daily

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