Riverina leads the way on rain but valuable totals for croppers across the country

Gregor Heard
May 31 2024 - 3:01pm
Further good rain is expected over the next eight days. Source BOM.
Further good rain is expected over the next eight days. Source BOM.

The Riverina led the way in terms of rainfall totals in a series of rainbands over the country's grain belt over the past five days, but croppers in other regions are smiling after finally receiving enough to get crops out of the ground.

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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