Aussie farmers reveal fear factors to contend with in 2023

With three record seasons under the belt of many farmers and vastly increased farmgate revenues it is a surprise twist concerns turn to commodity prices, interest rates and drought With local farmers at their highest level of farmgate prices in history, out of the blue, it appears many are expecting to be forced onto a […]

Farmers riding high as survey reveals highest levels of confidence ever recorded

Excellent season conditions and booming commodity prices sees the nation’s farmers shed any economic uncertainty for a farming gold rush With the expectations of a second consecutive year of good seasonal conditions, coupled with high commodity prices it has helped shield the farm sector from the broader economic uncertainty according to the quarterly Rabobank Rural […]

Confidence dips, but farmers stay positive in face of COVID uncertainty


Rabobank’s quarterly survey of farmers’ state of mind has revealed a dip in confidence due to uncertainty about the impacts of COVID-19, but good rains and solid commodity prices are keeping spirits up. Confidence has retreated from the historic highs recorded earlier this year when shoppers were stripping supermarket shelves of everything they could get […]