Wet winter yield losses largely a furphy

Gregor Heard
By Gregor Heard
July 20 2021 - 8:30pm
IN A RUT: It's been a wet start to the season in many parts of the cropping belt.

REPORTS of water damage as the nation's cropping belt goes through an old fashioned wet winter are unlikely to translate to widespread yield losses at the end of the year according to long-time industry observers.

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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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