Opinion

Workforce pinch impacting Queensland farmers and future food production

By Allan Dingle, Queensland Farmers' Federation President
July 24 2022 - 7:00am
Farmers feeling workforce pinch
Farmers feeling workforce pinch

Agriculture is the backbone of the Queensland economy and the lifeblood of regional communities. The growing world population is increasing the global demand for food and according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation, the world must increase agricultural output by 70 per cent over the next 20 years to meet this demand.

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