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Aerial plea before water rally

By Geoff Adams

One Riverina farmer has gone to great lengths to promote an irrigator plea for water to grow fodder for dought stricken faremrs.

 Darcy and Gary Hare from Tullakool, west of Wakool, assembled hay bales to spell out  the message.

The Speak up Campaign irrigator lobby group has organised a rally for Deniliquin on Monday, at 10am to promote the idea of releasing some environmental water for farmers to grow fodder.

New South Wales Murray irrigators are facing a zero water allocation at the start of the season.

Mark Brear from Riverina Crop Care took the photo.