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Beef industry’s rollercoaster year

Cattle slaughter rates are forecast to fall by up to 14 percent this year, with production due to drop by 2.1 million tonnes.

A new report has highlighted the constantly changing environment facing producers from the coronavirus export slow down, through to broadly favourable conditions for farmers looking to restock.

Rural editor Eddie Summerfield caught up with report author, and Rabobank Senior Animal Proteins Expert Angus Gidley-Baird.

Listen to the full interview above or Subscribe to the National Rural News podcast: http://bit.ly/RuralNewsPodcast

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