25 Jan 2018

Drought-hit farmers preparing for worst

From Morning Report, 8:29 am on 25 January 2018

Farmers in the drought-hit Buller and Grey districts on the South Island's West Coast are preparing for things to get worse before they get better. February is usually the region's driest month - but unseasonably hot conditions since November have meant some farmers have already had to cut down on milking and de-stock.