Citrus harvest continues through border closures
The New South Wales-Victorian border closures this week posed to cause all sorts of mayhem, particularly for the citrus industry in the middle of a busy harvest.
The Murray Valley is home to about a quarter of Australia’s citrus, but is split in two by the Murray River.
Thankfully, agriculture has been labelled a critical service, so the harvest has managed to carry on.
Rural editor Eddie Summerfield caught up with Citrus Australia Chief Executive Nathan Hancock.
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