Article by Jenne Brammer courtesy of the Weekend West.
Dry climate, China’s health, activists, red tape cloud future
WA agriculture pumps almost $9 billion into the economy each year and is the State’s biggest industry after minerals and energy. But challenges ranging from a drying climate to activists and red tape are limiting its potential.
Contributing most are the 3500 WA grain farmers who produce about $5 billion-$6 billion worth of wheat, barley, oats and other grains [...]