Light, but critical falls to spur crop growth

Gregor Heard
By Gregor Heard
June 15 2021 - 9:00am
Much of the Wimmera-Mallee remains extremely dry.

THE TOTALS will be dwarfed by the heavy rain in Gippsland last week, but light rain over parts of eastern South Australia, western Victoria and parts of inland Queensland will be disproportionately important to grain growers in those regions.

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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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