Recent comments by: Macker

Agribusiness

WA growers should be wary about commercialisation. In the eastern states we have seen recently the Murray Goulburn debacle where objectives for investors and management differed from the farmer suppliers thereby hurting many. Meanwhile graincorp hasn't exactly set the world on fire with its suppliers. Its ALL ABOUT money for GRAINCORP at the expense of growers. Look at your facilities vs east coast. Get your cooperative to work otherwise the corporates will put you over a barrel every opportunity they get.
20/09/16 10:21 PM

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Sorry did i get it wrong..? Rankins Springs is still open..?!
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No doubt a few frosted Freddies out there who will wish they had taken a closer look at the AGC
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Matthew, I was wondering if you had followed up this story with the farmer after the whole

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