"Farmers will now have to work to find a solution"
Grain Producers Chair Andrew Weidemann says Australian barley growers will likely look at growing new crops in the next few years
China has gone through with its threat to impose tariffs of more than 80 percent on Australian Barley for the next FIVE years .. Claiming Australian farmers have been subsidised by the Government
Grain Producers Chair Andrew Weidemann says farmers will now have to work to find a solution
"Now we have to try and rebuild the market so that we can actually try and improve the price for Barley but also the competitive edge we had when we had China there so its going to be a lot of work and a lot of hours ahead..
to try and work with the Chinese through our government through the first point to try and at least get them to the table to negotiate some form of retribution to get our grain into their market place again"