The proverbial chooks have come home to roost over the Gillard government's devastating decision to ban live cattle exports in 2011.
Opinion: Former Queensland Senator Ron Boswell says agricultural leaders must make policy makers focus on making it easier, not harder for our productive sectors to succeed in global markets.
A new and bold proposal for a retail levy on drinking milk would give dairy farmers a long-overdue pay rise.
Comment: In the wake of the recent suspension of four Australian abattoirs by China, Queensland beef producer Josie Angus has called on industry leaders and governments to do more to protect agriculture from trade barriers.
Gauge columnist Peter Mailler says the public is increasingly demanding a right to safe, affordable food without recognising that they also have an obligation the ensure that those who produce it are appropriately rewarded.