FIJI - Farmers are being urged to take heed of weather advisories and secure their property and livestock following a heavy rain warning that is in force for the Fiji group.
The Ministry of Agriculture has urged farmers who reside in flood prone areas to move their animals, machinery and farm implements to higher ground and secure their livestock sheds.
The ministry advised farmers to monitor their crops which were in flood prone areas and avoid losses during flooding whereas planting materials could be moved to higher grounds for this could be used after flood waters had receded.
Source: The Fiji Times Online
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