ASIDE from putting the grain in the bin come harvest time, there are few better feelings for a farmer than getting the last of your crop in the ground. Growers around the district are in the throes of finishing seeding for the 2014/15 season in what has been widely described as the perfect start to […]

Growers prepare for sowing season

SOLID recent rainfall across the district has some broadacre farmers considering an early start to seeding, with a number of growers already in tractors sowing feed crops. Balaklava farmer, Ben Shepherd, pictured with son, Logan, has been spraying recently but thoughts of seeding are not far away. Read the full story in our online edition:

They wait for the break…

WHILE some areas of the state enjoyed a solid drenching over the weekend, the break of the sowing season could be a few weeks away for local farmers. Roseworthy (8.6mm), Two Wells (7.6mm), Balaklava (7mm) received the most rainfall in the district over the weekend, while other Mid North centres such as Blyth (2mm) and […]