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Rural confidence slides

FARMER confidence has fallen due to concerns about interest rates, commodity prices and the possibility of drier conditions, according to the latest Rabobank survey.

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 The possibility of drier conditions is weighing on farmer confidence, according to Rabobank's latest survey. Photo: Mark Saunders.

The possibility of drier conditions is weighing on farmer confidence, according to Rabobank's latest survey. Photo: Mark Saunders.

The Rural Confidence Survey, released yesterday, showed rural sentiment at the start of 2023 has dipped to its lowest level reported since late 2018. Western Australia and Tasmania, however, bucked...

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