Farm Weekly
Tuesday, November 28, 2023

BoM moderates summer outlook

Gregor Heard
Updated November 15 2023 - 7:23am, first published 6:30am
Odds are still firmly in favour of drier conditions across much of the country but there was a slight shift towards more neutral conditions in the BoM's latest seasonal update. Map courtesy of BoM.
Odds are still firmly in favour of drier conditions across much of the country but there was a slight shift towards more neutral conditions in the BoM's latest seasonal update. Map courtesy of BoM.

The Bureau of Meteorology's long term forecast is offering a hint of relief for parched farmers who have endured the driest October nationally since 2002, with a slight swing towards more average rainfall over the summer period.

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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