Economic wherewithall essential part of licence to farm: Nuffield scholar

FINANCIAL literacy should be part of the essential criteria to becoming a farmer in Australia, according to Booth Agriculture co-owner Claire Osborn Booth.

Speaking at the Nuffield Australia national conference in Melbourne, the 36-year-old farmer and succession lawyer highlighted the German young farmer system where trainees need financial literacy to gain a licence to farm.

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Publication: Grain Central

Date: 26 September 2018

By Terry Sim