Grain sector cautions of FMD fallout

Gregor Heard
By Gregor Heard
Updated May 20 2022 - 4:06am, first published 3:55am
Supplying grain for the domestic livestock industry makes up a large portion of east coast grain sales.

WHILE not directly impacted by a potential incursion of foot and mouth disease (FMD) the Australian grains industry says any upset to the nation's livestock industry would have flow-on negatives for grain producers.


Gregor Heard

Gregor Heard

National Grains Industry Reporter

Gregor Heard is ACM's national grains industry reporter, based in Horsham, Victoria. He has a wealth of knowledge surrounding the cropping sector through his 15 years in the role. Prior to that he was with the Fairfax network as a reporter with Stock & Land. Some of the major issues he has reported on during his time with the company include the deregulation of the export wheat market, the introduction of genetically modified crops and the fight to protect growers better from grain trader insolvencies. Still involved with the family farm he is passionate about rural Australia and its people and hopes to use his role to act as an advocate for those involved in the grain sector.

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