Get livestock valued in case of FMD outbreak, farmers told

Katrina Lovell
Updated August 18 2022 - 12:21am, first published August 12 2022 - 5:00am
Looking ahead: Michael Blake is using his experiences to help other farmers prepare in case foot and mouth disease arrives in Australia. Picture: Chris Doheny

After having his stock quarantined in the 1980s, Hamilton farmer Michael Blake has a "fire in his belly" to make sure producers are properly compensated if there is a foot and mouth outbreak.

Katrina Lovell

Katrina Lovell

Journalist

Katrina Lovell is a senior journalist at The Standard who covers council news and human interest stories.