Opinion

Australian farmers need to step away from a commodity mindset

By Fiona Aveyard
December 22 2021 - 6:25pm
As commodity producers, farmers are constantly striving to produce more for less. Picture: Shutterstock

When success is measured by profits, and the focus is entirely upon producing more to feed a growing world population - as well as help balance a nation's trade account - where in the equation do climate change, drought resilience and quality of life sit?

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