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My Daily Digest: December 10, 2020

Sector has shown strength despite global uncertainty The end of the year always brings a bit of a stocktake and a look ahead, and after this trying year it seems the farming sector is looking a bit more positive.

Farmer confidence is rising, though it still remains in negative territory. 

And, most regions of the country appear to be pretty well placed weather-wise after some good late spring and early summer rain.

Demand for our meat and dairy, especially, is good and that’s given farmers something to be happy about in a world that’s still so disrupted by covid-19.

Farmers will be thinking that if they can keep production up over the summer, they’ll be well-rewarded next year.

That’s great news for both the sector and the country.


Bryan Gibson


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