FARM WEEKLY article by GREGOR HEARD
17 Sep, 2017 04:00 AM
A WA grower group is raising questions about the status of end point royalties (EPRs) in the Australian grain seed industry.
Ray Marshall, WA Grains Group, said while his organisation supported the concept of EPRs for plant breeders over alternative systems such as patent rights, there needed to be more scrutiny over how EPR prices were set and what varieties plant breeders released.
“There is no accountability on EPRs and how they are spent,” Mr Marshall said. Continue Reading…