'Wet season drought' drags on

By By Sally Cripps
Updated December 21 2015 - 1:05pm, first published April 12 2013 - 4:00am
Rob Atkinson inspects some of the breeding cows that are part of an early weaning program to manage the increasingly dry conditions on the family property at Hughenden.
Rob Atkinson inspects some of the breeding cows that are part of an early weaning program to manage the increasingly dry conditions on the family property at Hughenden.

EARLY morning clouds that build up then blow away have been taunting Flinders beef producer Rob Atkinson and his neighbours as they shake the dust out of their rain gauges at the end of a very dry wet season.

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