Tough year continues for grain growers

IT’S been a hard year for grain growing in Australia and the weekend just gone has made it a little harder for some areas in Western Australia.

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Hail damage in the Messina family's canola crop in WA from the weekend. Picture courtesy Rod Messina.

The Messina family, who farm east of Geraldton, WA, had to battle fires lit by lightning strikes and then sit by helplessly as a hail storm wreaked havoc on canola and lupin crops.

Rod M...