The trade agreements that successfully opened up new markets for the ANZ livestock farmer are now at risk. This confronting reality increases the need to implement low-cost farming systems that consistently deliver high yields.
Climate change is changing the natural environment as seen by successive drought and flooding events. This increases the need to manage the soil to reduce compaction and allow more water to be captured in good times.
Consumers expect animals to be treated humanely and for farmers reduce their reliance on ‘brute force’ chemical fertilisers. Restoring the soil and protecting the environment for future generations is now an imperative.