Dairy calves on the farm in Teviotville.
Dairy calves on the farm in Teviotville. Rob Williams

Crisis looming large for the dairy industry

GYMPIE dairy farmers joined 200 of their colleagues in a protest march through the Brisbane CBD yesterday, to highlight looming price disaster for their industry.

As federal Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce promised support for Victorian farmers in the wake of an international price collapse, Gympie protesters wondered where that kind of support was when they needed it.

And worse is to come.

Gympie Times

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