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Market gardener, Dominic Boratto in his Bacchus Marsh field of lettuce varieties. Photo – Lachlan Ellis

By Lachlan Ellis
(3rd Yr Deakin Uni)

Moorabool farmers say it’s hard to find workers for harvesting at the best of times, but the COVID-19 pandemic has made the task even more difficult.
Unpredictable lockdown changes, drops in demand, and uncertainty around return workers from overseas have also been mentioned as issues affecting local agriculture during COVID-19.

To read the full story – Simply click on the following link and flip through to page number nine (9).

https://issuu.com/themooraboolnews/docs/mn_2020-09-08

in the 8 September 2020 edition
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