FEDtalks

New world, new board, new directions….

Episode Summary

Federated farmers in a post COVID landscape, with Terry Copeland. The Government has set aside $19 million to boost primary sector employment in Budget 2020, but that is where the answers to farmers' most pressing questions run out. the coronavirus outbreak has thrown a spanner in the works this year, with no certainty around borders opening to potential workers for some time. It is a common situation among farmers — the dairy industry typically employs more than 5500 migrant workers, about 15 percent of its workforce. We have strong wool at an all-time low, we have droughts, floods…. And that is just the tip of the iceberg, joining us today on FED talks is CEO Terry Copeland.