If we are every going to achieve socially acceptable, environmentally friendly and financially rewarding agriculture in this country this post on Australian Indonesian relations from The Conversation Beyond boats, beef, and Bali: reassessing Australia’s relations with Indonesia had some wise words that we as farmer could to take on board about consumer relationships.
We will need to deepen our understanding of each other and foster greater social, cultural and economic relations ……. . But most importantly we must not take our relations for granted. They require constant nurturing through “face-to-face” dialogue, involving frank conversation and compassionate listening.
Lets not forget farmers today are less than 1%of the population we have got to make the effort and get out there and start the two way conversations