Summer 2019: John Ralph Essay Competition 2019: What is the future for animal agriculture?

Summer 2019: John Ralph Essay Competition 2019: What is the future for animal agriculture?

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Animals have been at the heart of agriculture for millennia, yet today there is a concerted campaign from a vocal minority to reduce – or even eliminate – animals from agricultural systems. While the livestock industry makes a significant economic and social contribution to Australia as an employer, provider of nutrition and a manager of landscapes, the sector is facing many challenges in public perception.

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