Jaded Leadership: Time to Regroup
About this special report
A busy six-year government legislative agenda has divided the primary sector and exhausted its leaders. Leaders spoken to say trying to tread the fine line between farmer and grower expectation and the demands of government, has caused division from angry and frustrated farmers but also taken an enormous toll among sector leaders. Neal Wallace reports.
The primary sector’s leaders are feeling the pressure as farmers’ fear and frustration deepen divisions in the industry.
Farmers are asking far too much of their industry good bodies, says one young agri CEO.
Andrew Morrison was an early victim of the increasing polarisation of farming views.
Leading fractious farmers is tough at the best of times, and these are not those.
Groundswell touched a nerve, says co-founder Bryce McKenzie.
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