Spartacus appears a warrior

Gregor Heard
November 14 2016 - 6:00am
Rankin Springs, NSW, farmer Andy Ryan is thrilled with the development of his Spartacus CL barley crop.
Rankin Springs, NSW, farmer Andy Ryan is thrilled with the development of his Spartacus CL barley crop.

THE BUZZ surrounding new barley variety Spartacus CL continues to grow, with farmers suggesting it could be one of their best yielding barley crops ever this year.

Gregor Heard

Gregor Heard

National Grains Industry Reporter

Gregor Heard is ACM's national grains industry reporter, based in Horsham, Victoria. He has a wealth of knowledge surrounding the cropping sector through his 15 years in the role. Prior to that he was with the Fairfax network as a reporter with Stock & Land. Some of the major issues he has reported on during his time with the company include the deregulation of the export wheat market, the introduction of genetically modified crops and the fight to protect growers better from grain trader insolvencies. Still involved with the family farm he is passionate about rural Australia and its people and hopes to use his role to act as an advocate for those involved in the grain sector.

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