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Drought sees farmers reassess their business

Farmers in drought impacted parts of Australia are being forced to adapt to changing seasonal conditions.

ABARES has released figures revealing the lingering dry-spell in the eastern states will see farm production fall by 4 percent year on year.

The national commodities forecaster also uncovered the average income for broad acre farmers will fall by 18 percent to $173,000.

To find out more about how farmers are coping with the drought, rural reporter Eddie Summerfield caught up with Western Victorian fourth generation farmer Steven Hobbs.

 

 

 

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