CROPPING

Variable rainfall delivers mixed start to the season

Some Australian cropping regions have been receiving good rainfall while others miss out.

The 2024/25 season is off to a patchy start, with varied rainfall across the country. Credit: Mark Saunders.

The 2024/25 season is off to a patchy start, with varied rainfall across the country. Credit: Mark Saunders.

DIVERSE seasonal conditions across Australia have delivered a mixed start to this year's winter cropping season, with soil moisture favourable in some regions and others receiving variable or little rainfall...

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A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

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Research Report: Sheds (April 2024)

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Research Report: Self-Propelled Sprayers (March 2024)

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