Incitec fertiliser sale fuels calls to protect critical ag inputs

Andrew Marshall
Updated May 22 2024 - 12:36pm, first published 12:02pm
Australia has minimal local fertiliser manufacturing capacity and is heavily reliant on imported nitrogen. Photo Gregor Heard
Australia has minimal local fertiliser manufacturing capacity and is heavily reliant on imported nitrogen. Photo Gregor Heard

Farmers want Australia's reserves of key farm input ingredients such as phosphate and gas classified similarly to critical minerals used by the defence and advanced manufacturing sectors.

Andrew Marshall

Andrew Marshall

National agribusiness writer

Andrew Marshall is the group agribusiness writer for ACM's state agricultural weeklies and websites. He is a former editor at The Land and has worked in various Rural Press group roles in Canberra, North Richmond (NSW) and Toowoomba (Qld).

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