Australian drought causes suicides to soar….

by David

….drought in Australia has been around so long, we tend to forget about it.  But nothing can be so wearing to the soul as watching first your grass and then your animals simply shrivel up and blow away.

The drought in Australia has now reached crises proportions and many farmers just can’t deal with it any longer.  Bill Roberts of 12 Stones Grasslands Beef sent us a link to an Aussie newspaper that tells the tragic story.

http://www.fwi.co.uk/articles/22/02/2014/143408/farmer-suicide-rate-climbs-in-australian-drought.htm