Reports from the regions positive on crop

Gregor Heard
By Gregor Heard
August 12 2020 - 5:00am
Wade Dabinett, Grain Producers South Australia chairman, says his home state is in much better condition after rain over the weekend but added more would be welcomed.

THE SHIFT towards bullish sentiments in regards to the winter crop is not confined to city-based analysts crunching the numbers, with rural-based industry leaders and producers upbeat about seasonal prospects.


Gregor Heard

Gregor Heard

National Grains Industry Reporter

Gregor Heard is Fairfax Ag Media's national grains industry reporter, based in Horsham, Victoria. He has a wealth of knowledge surrounding the cropping sector through his ten 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. Away from work, he is a keen traveller, having spent his long service leave last year in Spain learning the language.

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