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Positive Farmers

  • Positive Farmers

he news gets better for victorian farmers

The news gets better for victorian farmers with confidence at a two year high and our state the most positive in the country, that's according to rabobank's latest rural confidence survey.

Perhaps most positive is that dairy has renewed optimism with the sector poised to return to profitabilty next year.

The survey also found more then a third of farmers expect conditions to improve over the coming 12 months up from 27 percent in the last quarter.

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General manager Hamish Mcalpin says the autumn break has benefited all commodity sectors particularly grain producers

Wool prices have come off their peak whilst beef and sheep are going through high prices coupled with cheap fodder.