Exhibitors head back to Wimmera field days for first time since the pandemic

Gregor Heard
By Gregor Heard
July 14 2022 - 4:00am
UNITED FRONT: Even old red and green rivalries were put aside at the recent machinery exhibition at the Wimmera Events Centre. James Gardner, Emmetts Machinery, shows Isaac Leffler, Kaniva, the latest X9 header.

THE WIMMERA Events Centre at Longerenong, near Horsham, hosted its first machinery exhibitions since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 last week.

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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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