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Agriculture’s opportunities through coronavirus, but tough outlook for wool

Fruit and vegetable prices are on the surge, as a workforce shortage faces the horticulture sector.

A rural commodities index has fruit prices up by nearly 10 percent, and vegetable prices increasing up by more than 20 percent.

While for wool growers prices are on the slide, as demand for clothes grounds to a halt as people around the world self isolate.

To find out more about the current state of play for the farming sector, rural editor Eddie Summerfield caught up with NAB Agribusiness Economist Phin Ziebell:

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