01-04-2014 04:39 AM | Australia

Tasmanian farmer confidence on sharp downturn

The latest Rabobank grower confidence survey has farmer sentiment down from 33 to 13 per cent in Tasmania.

Forty to fifty Tasmanian producers from a broad spectrum of industries were consulted throughout February, and the results show confidence is worst among vegetable growers.

Rabobank Tasmanian State manager Greg Bott says this is the first time he has been surprised by the result of the quarterly survey.
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