New project to make the most of HRZs

Gregor Heard
June 2 2024 - 3:00pm
Rebekah Starick, GRDC grower relations manager - south is excited about a new HRZ cropping project. Photo supplied by GRDC.
Rebekah Starick, GRDC grower relations manager - south is excited about a new HRZ cropping project. Photo supplied by GRDC.

A joint project between Field Applied Research Australia (FAR Australia) and the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) has set ambitious targets to transform on-farm profitability for wheat and barley growers in the high-rainfall zones of Australia.

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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