Record cold maximums across western Victoria

Gregor Heard
June 15 2024 - 7:00am
The Wimmera - Mallee shivered through a dreary cold day, but moderate rainfall totals had farmers smiling. Photo by Gregor Heard.
The Wimmera - Mallee shivered through a dreary cold day, but moderate rainfall totals had farmers smiling. Photo by Gregor Heard.

A slow moving cold front sent the mercury plummeting in western Victoria on Friday with one Wimmera centre recording its coldest day on record.

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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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