Veggie growers call on government to allow on-farm quarantine

Bryce Eishold
October 6 2021 - 1:00pm
LABOUR GAP: Gippsland vegetable grower Kane Busch, Busch Organics, Lindenow, said a shortage of workers was causing a number of problems for growers.
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

Senior journalist

Bryce is a senior journalist with Australian Community Media's Stock & Land where he reports on all aspects of agriculture. Bryce is also the president of the Rural Press Club of Victoria. Email Bryce at bryce.eishold@stockandland.com.au.

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