Growing grain in the midst of coronavirus

Gregor Heard
March 31 2020 - 3:00pm
With a busy seeding period coming up GrainGrowers has issued a list of tips for producers to minimise the risk of disruptions due to coronavirus.
With a busy seeding period coming up GrainGrowers has issued a list of tips for producers to minimise the risk of disruptions due to coronavirus.

MORE than ever the world needs secure sources of food and as a relatively solitary occupation, grain producers have been less impacted than many by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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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