Recent comments by: central wheatbelt

Agribusiness

Totally agree "Wheat grower" , growers need to step up and elect a professional board who are forward thinkers.
Not a flat earth thinking board.
Time to give what equity growers will have in CBH now, in 30 years the family farm will be in the minority and the corporate and overseas growers will control CBH.

Cropping

Maybe nothing has changed Jock, the AWB would do exactly the same.
Give you a nice EPR at harvest and then pull the rug under your feet post harvest.
Still I would rather be a price maker in the current system we have, then being taken for a ride in the Single Desk days.
Toughen up princess "CBH" its time to realise you are also a big commercial player. Brookfield is a big commercial player, put a bid in CBH to increase your stake in the supply chain.
Back to the rail situation, you buy train sets after you had signed off on the SGNR report "CBH". If I was Brookfield I would negotiate pretty hard for access payment.
Time to start playing ball "CBH" being a Coop should not give you any more exemptions than a multi national.
Time to corporatise give the remaining value back to WA growers before competition destroys the company.

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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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