Switching between livestock and grains? So much to consider

Shan Goodwin
Updated April 11 2023 - 11:54am, first published April 10 2023 - 7:00am
Episode 3 analyst Andrew Whitelaw put together this graph of ABARES data, based on farm surveys, showing what sort of hours the owners/managing of farms in various sectors put in.
Episode 3 analyst Andrew Whitelaw put together this graph of ABARES data, based on farm surveys, showing what sort of hours the owners/managing of farms in various sectors put in.

THE balance between chasing high farmgate prices and avoiding high input costs has always been the determining factor of whether livestock or grains is the best game but times are changing.

Shan Goodwin

Shan Goodwin

National Agriculture Writer - Beef

Shan Goodwin steers ACM’s national coverage of the beef industry. Shan has worked as a journalist for 30 years, the majority of that with agricultural publications. She spent many years as The Land’s North Coast reporter and has visited beef properties and stations throughout the country and overseas. She treats all breeds equally. Contact 0427686187. E: s.goodwin@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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