Farmers brace for tough winter

THE LATEST Rabobank Rural Confidence Survey has revealed the nation’s farmers are bracing for a tough winter, after autumn rains eluded much of the country, hindering crop planting and pressuring livestock producers moving into the colder months.

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Autumn rains eluded much of the country.

Recent widespread rainfall across Western Australia and parts of South Australia and the eastern states has offered hope of some reprieve for agricultural producers for the year ahead.