In Depth

Coronavirus pandemic: Farmers confident about future despite economic uncertainty

Andrew Marshall
By Andrew Marshall
Updated April 1 2020 - 5:16am, first published 3:52am
Poll position: The Chi Squared confidence survey of 723 Australian farmers was conducted March 19-23.

In a remarkable show of rural optimism, fresh polling indicates farmers do not fear a widespread economic backlash from the coronavirus pandemic, in fact, two thirds foresee their own farm incomes rising in the next six months.

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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).