Willows causing river to eat away land, risking livelihood say Bega farmers

James Parker
March 19 2024 - 10:00am
Robert Russell on his family dairy farm Jelgowy. Picture by James Parker
Robert Russell on his family dairy farm Jelgowy. Picture by James Parker

Flooding rains can be "pennies from heaven" for some farmers in the Bega Valley as it provides feed growth - but too much rain coupled with willows on the river's edge is proving detrimental to farmers' livelihoods.

James Parker

James Parker

Journalist

I am a regional daily news journalist on the Far South Coast of NSW aiming to immortalise the stories of everyday people through narratives. Have you got a story? Contact me on 0437 166 441 or at james.parker@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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