Income protection option gains support

THE agriculture sector remains committed to pushing for government to provide backing for a farm income protection service in spite of no funding announcements being made on the topic at last week’s drought summit.

The farming rumour mill went into overdrive late last week with suggestions that a refundable tax incentive for farm income protection/multi-peril crop insurance would form a central plank of any drought aid policy announcements out of the summit.

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Publication: The Land
Date: 31 October 2018

By Gregor Heard