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April 25, 2019
It’s that time of year again – it rolls around pretty quickly. It’s been a busy few months with plenty going on in the paddocks.
December 18, 2018
After eight huge weeks, this year’s harvest has finally wrapped up. After a very dry year, Mother Nature certainly turned on some wild weather.
November 27, 2018
We’ve had a pretty good run at the harvest so far with reasonably cool conditions, managing to complete about 75% of our program in the last month.
November 8, 2018
We started windrowing some barley a few weeks ago. Due to the dry season, the barley crops are much shorter than usual, so we have been windrowing the taller barley crops and will reap the shorter crops standing.
September 20, 2018
Our rainfall for August was 30% above average, which delivered 60 to 90 mm of rain. This rain has rescued our season locally and has given the crops a welcome drink.
August 10, 2018
In South Australia, our weather pattern continues to be dominated by blocking high pressure systems with a lot of the rainfall being pushed to the south.
July 26, 2018
We kicked off seeding on the 17th April in very dry conditions. Port Victoria had only received just over 1 inch of rain for the year, which is well under half of the average rainfall for the year.
July 26, 2018
Time flies and it seems as though we only just finished harvest. In January, we staggered our holiday break so everyone could enjoy some time off and we could complete our summer weed control program on time.
December 31, 2017
After eight huge weeks, this year’s harvest has finally wrapped up. After numerous rainfall events dumping 50 mm of rain, the remainder of the wheat crop was still making high quality bread wheat.
December 24, 2017
The harvest was progressing really well and we managed to get all the lentils off without any weather damage. During harvest, the lentil price fell to $420 per tonne (nearly half last year’s price).

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