Tuesday Cloudy. High chance (80%) chance of showers about the Lower Hunter, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm near the coast. Light winds.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Areas of morning fog. High (70%) chance of showers near the coast, tending slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the early afternoon.
Thursday Areas of morning frost about the Upper Hunter. Areas of morning fog, then mostly sunny. Light winds.
Friday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of rain, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming NW 15 to 20 km/h during the day then becoming light during the afternoon.
Saturday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers about the Upper Hunter, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 1300 metres. Winds NW 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 km/h during the day then turning W during the evening.
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There have been a few hiccups along the way but the school garden at St Francis' Primary School in Hughenden continues to grow despite the on-going drought.
Agriculture Minister Joyce defends White Paper's drought loans, R&D spend and lack of inland rail plan
Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce says he is sympathetic to the concerns of drought-affected farmers about concessional loans, but has made no commitment to change the controversial schemes any time soon.
Federal Government efforts to entice grain growers into insuring against disasters have failed to impress farmers.