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Around the grounds - Victoria

  • By: Farm Tender "Prime"
  • Jul 07, 2017

There was some nice winter rain totals around over the last week and the good thing was it was a little unexpected. Here we talk to a few Farm Tender member and ask how their Farm is fairing this season so far.

To the North of the state where Wilby (near Yarrawonga) Wheat and Canola Farmer Marcus Hargreaves received and inch of rain which he described as "fantastic."

In the South, Byaduk Beef Farmer Rob Addinsall said the season had been a perfect Western District season for him, "the winter hasn't been too wet and the grass has been growing all the way through. If we can get through another month without getting too wet and have a good spring I will be very happy".

Koallah Farms representative David Holmes said it's extremely wet at the Camperdown farm.

Sale based Grazier Ian Wrigglesworth reported that South and Central Gippsland is terrible with East Gippsland faring only marginally better. "The lack of Autumn rain has been the killer. On my place, we have had 140mm and we should have had 320mm. With not much grass around it will be concerning if it does get cold and wet" he said

Sheep, Cropping and Irrigation Farmer Charlie Koch, who operates near Minimay, c...
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