Episode 68: Broadacre Farmer Nick Gillett on the Joys and Challenges of Agriculture

 
 
 

Nick Gillett is a farmer in Bencubbin, in the North Eastern Wheatbelt of WA.

He talks to Steve and Deryn about the challenges of farming on 300mm annual rainfall (about 175mm in the average April to October growing season) and how farmers are adapting to new technology and reduced use of herbicides.