Thursday, 15 November 2018 12:31


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The organisers of the inaugural two-day Pasture Summit have got it wrong in asking journalists to pay a $380 registration fee.

“It’s our first time running the event and we have high startup costs and tight budgets so we can’t offer discounts or free media passes unfortunately,” organisers are telling journalists.

With an array of top agribusinesses – who value journalists and their participation – it’s still not too late for a rethink.

On social media the organisers have been copping flak for their “short-sighted” decision.


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