Veggie growers call on government to allow on-farm quarantine

Bryce Eishold
By Bryce Eishold
September 23 2021 - 8:30pm
LABOUR GAP: Gippsland vegetable grower Kane Busch, Busch Organics, Lindenow, said a shortage of workers was causing a number of problems for growers.

A Victorian vegetable grower who was forced to destroy $150,000 worth of celery this year due to a lack of labour to harvest it has issued an impassioned plea for the government to allow on-farm quarantine.

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Bryce Eishold

Bryce Eishold

Journalist

Bryce is an agricultural journalist for Australian Community Media's Stock & Land. He covers all aspects of ag from markets to politics and everything in between. Bryce is also the president of the Rural Press Club of Victoria. Email bryce.eishold@stockandland.com.au.

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