Looking to exploit our similarities to develop trade with Morocco

Gregor Heard
By Gregor Heard
April 30 2019 - 3:00am
Moroccan farmer Assou, who runs a small holding in the Khemisset region, near Rabat, is one of an increasing number of growers switching to smarter irrigation practices to improve efficiencies.

THE TYRANNY of distance means Morocco is never likely to emerge as a major buyer of Australian agricultural produce.

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Gregor Heard

Gregor Heard

National Grains Industry Reporter

Gregor Heard is Fairfax Ag Media's national grains industry reporter, based in Horsham, Victoria. He has a wealth of knowledge surrounding the cropping sector through his ten 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. Away from work, he is a keen traveller, having spent his long service leave last year in Spain learning the language.

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