Frost rears its head but hopes that damage minimal

Gregor Heard
October 8 2020 - 10:00am
There has been frost in Australia's wheatbelt lately but hopes are that it will not cause a significant reduction in yields.
There has been frost in Australia's wheatbelt lately but hopes are that it will not cause a significant reduction in yields.

THE LA Nina forecast and the good rain in many parts of south-eastern Australia have been a positive for grain growers in recent weeks but there is cause for concern that the perennial spring foe, frost, has reared its ugly head.

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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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