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Farmers will be able to borrow up to A$2 million. In addition, loans of up to A$500,000 will also be available to small businesses in drought-affected towns.
Funds will be provided to the Country Women’s Association to provide grants to drought-affected farming families.
The deal will allow Nufarm to reduce debts and focus on growing its European and North American businesses.
Meat & Livestock Australia said the limited supply of lambs has driven prices to “incredible new levels”.
A total of 639 eligible applicants to the relief fund will receive an equal share of the total amount raised.
To remain internationally competitive Australian farmers need to increase their productivity.
Supermarkets under fire for their apparent failure to support farmers during the drought.
A limited edition milk range with drought relief labelling will hit shelves this week.
Australia’s severe drought dragged sales by nearly 10 per cent.
Australia’s grain exports suffering with climate change.