Central West Weather
Central West Forecast
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Areas of fog early this morning. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the south, most likely during this afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming S/SW 15 to 25 km/h in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 19 and 23.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers near the coast, slight (20%) chance elsewhere, clearing during the morning. Winds S 15 to 25 km/h turning SE 20 to 30 km/h during the afternoon and evening.
Thursday Sunny. Winds SE 15 to 20 km/h tending E 15 to 25 km/h during the morning then turning S/SE 15 to 20 km/h during the day.
Friday Mostly sunny. Areas of morning frost in the east. Light winds becoming E 15 to 20 km/h during the morning then tending SE during the day.
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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.