Wheat serious business in Morocco

Gregor Heard
By Gregor Heard
Updated May 13 2019 - 4:46am, first published April 26 2019 - 2:00am
The Meknes region is regarded as Morocco's breadbasket.

WITH a voracious appetite for wheat and a booming population of 35 million it is no wonder that wheat is big business in the North African nation of Morocco.


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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