Winter crop predicted to fall by 15% 

ACCORDING to the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) winter crop prospects deteriorated during early spring following unfavourable seasonal conditions in most cropping regions.

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Australia's winter crop is expected to fall by 15%.

ABARES Executive Director, Dr Steve Hatfield-Dodds, said a lack of timely rainfall in early spring and frost events did the most damage to winter crop prospects.