Horticulture industry brackets hit for margins

Hourly King Anthony de Pitro told Australia Ag Podcast that the cost of inputs, supply chain issues and labor shortages were at an all-time high. Listen now Rising fertilizer and chemical prices, supply chain issues and industry-wide labor exploitation are expected to significantly affect the profitability of fruit and vegetable growers. Managing Director of Laman … Read more

Struggling farmers are asking for help to keep the produce on the shelf

Farmers are planting small crops amid mounting invoices, severe manpower shortages, and the closure of the food service sector. This is what they need. Australian farmers are in dire straits, with fruit and vegetable farmers begging for more attention to keep food on the shelf. Due to severe labor shortages and rising commodity prices, locks … Read more