Farm Weekly
Tuesday, December 5, 2023

Early pointers suggest a solid season

By Shannon Beattie
Updated May 11 2021 - 9:37am, first published 9:35am
Planting of La Trobe barley was underway at Mt Ridley, north of Esperance, last Saturday after receiving about 25mm of rain. Photo by Inaya Stone.
Planting of La Trobe barley was underway at Mt Ridley, north of Esperance, last Saturday after receiving about 25mm of rain. Photo by Inaya Stone.

THE rare combination of early season rainfall, above average levels of subsoil moisture and good prices for all grains has provided the platform for a brilliant start to the growing season in Western Australia.

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