Here’s the link to listen to my On Your Farm episode for BBC Radio 4 about the drought down under. What’s it like farming the driest inhabited continent on earth, during a drought?
In May I spent a few weeks on the driest inhabited continent on earth. I visited the central west region of Queensland in Australia, which had just had its fourth dry wet season in a row. 83.9% of the state is drought declared. As you can see in the picture it’s pretty dry. Here’s a quick chat with Alec Walker from Gillespie Station near Blackall.