Producers Forum

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Instigated by Jennifer Marohasey of the Institute of Public Affairs, this farm lobby group was established to counter the Network of Concerned Farmers It is funded by the Grain Growers Group which, at the time was the major shareholder of Graincorp. Graincorp has a strong alliance with Cargill who in turn has a strong global alliance with Monsanto. Graincorp was rumoured in November 2007 to merge with Nufarm, the purchaser of Monsanto's Roundup Ready canola rights and sole distributor of Monsanto's Roundup.