Canola production dips below 2m tonnes for the first time in a decade

Gregor Heard
November 20 2019 - 3:00pm
The sight of canola crops cut for hay was common across the nation once again this year.
The sight of canola crops cut for hay was common across the nation once again this year.

THE DRY spring and a marked year on year drop in production will see Australian canola production drop below 2 million tonnes for the first time since 2009-10.

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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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