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Potato oversupply due to crop pest is driving Western Australian growers out of the industry

An oversupply of potatoes in Western Australia is driving several South West growers out of the industry. Farmers were dealt a blow in February this year when an exotic pest — the tomato potato psyllid — was found in Western Australia. The pest detection led to restrictions on exports of the entire state's potato crop to the east, resulting in an oversupply[Read More...]

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