Cobar farmer James Rogers celebrating the arrival of rain. Photo: Jody Fraser
Cobar farmer James Rogers celebrating the arrival of rain. Photo: Jody Fraser

Nude farmer won't stop cheeky salutes despite Facebook ban

A FARMER who bared his bottom to celebrate much-needed rain says being blocked on Facebook will not stop his nude salutes to the sky.

And he and his partner hope it will highlight how much rain means to drought-stricken farmers, particularly in Queensland.

James Rogers and Jody Fraser were thrilled at receiving the first solid downpour in eight months at their property near Cobar in central New South Wales last Friday.

When Mr Rogers decided to go for a celebratory scamper in nothing but his cowboy hat, Ms Fraser snapped a picture of the moment on her phone.

"It was just a random thing James decided it would be funny to do," she said.

Ms Fraser uploaded the photo to Facebook, and posted it on the Station Photos community page, which features pictures of life on the land from all over Australia.

More on this story at Brisbanetimes.com.au


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