The pandemic is tough going. Trying to keep in a positive frame of mind with all the work and life pressures is challenging at the best of times, and especially now. The virus will attack anyone and its effect can vary from asymptomatic to ICU admission to death.

For this reason, it is disappointing to see politicians, with or formerly with, agriculture portfolios disregarding COVID-19 guidelines and absolutely the last thing that the agriculture industry needs is further instability.