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WISALTS column

(1986) WISALTS column. Elders Weekly, 21 February 1986. p. 6 [Publication] [Special Collections]


Just how honest are we as farmers? When we are speaking to each other about how the season is going, about how the crops come off, about how the lambing went? If things are going really well and yields, whether of grain or calves or lambs, are above average, then we probably do tell the truth. But what do we say when our yields are lower than expected? Or when the interest rates have gone up another one percent? Or when unexpected bills mount up because the tractor needs a major overhaul? Do we tell the truth then? To our neighbours? To our friends in the city? By and large we don't. Because no one likes to admit that things are not working out well.

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This article is part of the WISALTS (Whittington Interceptor Sustainable Agriculture Land Treatment Society Incorporated) Collection.

Item Type: Special Collections
Collection: WISALTS Collection
Copyright: ©1986 Elders Weekly
Notes: 1 newspaper clipping
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/59595
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