Sustainable Agriculture



October 31, 2019
2019 has broken all of the local rainfall records, being the driest season ever since readings were first kept in 1875. Locally our annual rainfall is down about 50% from the long term average.
August 30, 2019
2019 is a season in which we keep receiving small rainfall events. Whilst they are small, they are not insignificant in that they continue to give us hope for the season.
June 3, 2019
We finished seeding late last week. The John Deere did around 650 engine hours in five weeks.
June 3, 2019
After a record-breaking dry spell, we were fortunate to receive some rain over the last few weeks. We have received around 25 to 35 mm from the recent two rainfall events, which has been  amazing.
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.


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