The Crap Economics of Farming

The Johnson farm, Wellington NSW Earlier this year my two brothers and I attended a ‘succession planning’ day with our parents in Dubbo. The succession part of it was simple and dealt with in the first hour (one of my two brothers wants to go back to the farm, the other two of us are city slickers). We spent the rest of the day talking about the economics of how farming might work for my younger brother and his family. Working out a way to earn a living wasn’t quite so simple. Saturday’s Sydney Morning Herald contained an article...

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The Johnson farm, Wellington NSW

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