La Nina weakens, but influence likely to continue into autumn

Gregor Heard
By Gregor Heard
March 4 2021 - 9:00pm
LAST HURRAH: Farmers are hoping that the decaying La Nina can have one last impact on conditions and help generate good autumn rain before it breaks down.

THE BUREAU of Meteorology (BOM) has said the La Nina weather event has passed its peak but has said it could still be a factor, particularly for northern and eastern Australia, as we head into autumn.

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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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