Following periods of drought, there are management decisions that will need to be made in order for primary producers to be able to successfully move into a phase of drought recovery and resume normal operations. The Drought recovery guide provides an overview of advice and guidance to help primary producers make management decisions to get back on their feet when drought breaks.
During drought recovery, farmers need to consider a range of options to make financial management decisions.
Following periods of drought, impacted soil and pasture can potentially be managed back into productivity.
After prolonged periods of drought, crops and soils will have suffered and pests and disease pressures might increase.
Growing the resilience, capacity and productivity of agricultural communities to respond to opportunities and to manage risk.
Up to date climate and weather information, resources and data can help farmers make management decisions and better prepare for and respond to seasonal conditions.