Farmers fear favourite fruits won’t be available without workers
The agriculture sector is pleading with governments to urgently make on-farm quarantine an option for seasonal workers, warning without workers there won’t be strawberries or blueberries this summer.
Farm advocacy groups have written to the New South Wales Government seeking an on-farm pilot of 200 people to quarantine on farm.
A similar program have been successful in South Australia.
Rural editor Eddie Summerfield spoke with New South Wales Farmers President James Jackson
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