Drought conditions start to bite in the Upper Hunter

July 17, 2023 7:13 am in by
Drought conditions are worsening in the Upper Hunter. Image: Darren Cutrupi

The alarm has been sounded about drought conditions in the Upper Hunter.

Farmers have started selling off all but essential stock due to increased costs to buy feed for their animals.

Shadow Agriculture Minister Dugald Saunders said rain is desperately needed with no decent falls since November last year.

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