Rain settles dust and eases growers’ worries

By Frank Panizza

Toodyay Agricultural Alliance

IT IS both a pleasure and a relief to be writing this article with the sound of rain on my roof which followed immediately after last month’s local dust storm (left).

Autumn has been dry again this year, making it two such years in succession.

Season-breaking rains were widespread across the shire in late May, much to the relief of local farmers, most of whom received more than 30mm on the last weekend of the month.

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