Rabobank release the latest Farmer Confidence results

Hot weather hits the region

5 December 2018

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The rains over the last couple of weeks have provided a little relief for farmers in region but they are needing more to restore their confidence in the sector.

That’s according to the latest Rabobank Rural Confidence Survey which found 50% of farmers believe conditions will worsen in the next 12 months - mainly because of the drought.

Rabobank’s Hamish McAlpin says the Murray dairy region has felt the effects of the drought which could see a sizable drop in milk production.

In the meantime, temperatures in the Mallee region are set to hit the 40's today and tomorrow, officials issuing a Heat Health Warning for the region.

Locals are being urged to stay hydrated, and indoors when possible.

For more information on the alert, click the link below!

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