Grain of Truth
If the pollies want to make a significant contribution to the grains industry they would be better off directing their energies towards establishing a multi peril crop insurance scheme to help alleviate the devastating effects of frosts and low rainfall.
Stop arguing over a piddly 22 cents a tonne levy get rid of it, we have a deregulated grains industry.
Levy every grain grower in australia $5.00/tn which could go towards establishing and underwriting a multi peril crop insurance scheme.
A frustrated W.A.grain grower.
Cow cocky, Julia and the labour gov have stuffed up everything they have been involved with pink batts, school halls program, live cattle trade, boat people, knifed a first term prime minister, the nbn will be a huge waste of money, the carbon tax will be the same, it will do nothing to reduce emissions, it is just a wealth redistribution tax designed to balance the budget of an incompetent govt that is way out of its depth.
great article, sums up how bloody tough and frustrating farming is today one wonders how much more efficient farmers can become?