Agricultural sector hit hard by flooding and continual rainfall across eastern Australia

Ellie Mitchell
Updated November 3 2022 - 11:02am, first published 9:30am
Farm hand Kyle Yerbury in Pitnacree, near Maitland in NSW, looking at half flooded crops and newly sown seedlings which will likely fail in July this year. Picture Max Mason-Hubers.
Farm hand Kyle Yerbury in Pitnacree, near Maitland in NSW, looking at half flooded crops and newly sown seedlings which will likely fail in July this year. Picture Max Mason-Hubers.

As eastern Australia sloshes its way through its fifth wave of major flooding in two years, the impacts to the agricultural sector are expected to be felt for some time.

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