The Federal Government has provided support to help farmers set up co-operatives to build their bargaining strength.

Agriculture Minister Bridget McKenzie said an industry peak body, the Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals, will receive $2.5 million and Southern Cross University $500,000 to help farmers, fishers and foresters establish farm co-operatives and other collaborative business models to boost their negotiating power with buyers in the marketplace.

Read full article, Funding to encourage farm co-ops, southburnett.com.au, 22 November 2019.

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