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Find out what help and resources are available for farmers during periods of drought.
During periods of extended dry weather, it gets tougher and tougher for farmers and growers.
While early planning can help to negotiate a drought, dry hard fields and limited access to water take a toll right across rural communities.
The most important resources on farmed and productive land are farmers and their families.
A number of financial, social and other resources are available - see support for Farmers below.
Benefits of shelter belts
Why you might consider rotational grazing
Reducing soil compaction or pugging
Benefits of direct seeding over cultivation
Benefits of shade trees
How can I increase my water storage
Land use options for drier conditions
Supplementary feed (Fodder) from poplar and willows
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