harvest 2023

 GIWA estimates WA crop production was down almost 50 per cent last year, compared to 2022. Picture Mark Saunders.
CROPPING

WA crop production drops almost 50 per cent

GIWA estimates WA's 2023 crop production total at 14.53Mt, compared to 26.06Mt in 2022.

16 February 2024

 Eastern states growers have renewed confidence after recent rain boosted last season's yields and soil moisture for the year ahead. Picture Mark Saunders.
CROPPING

Rain renews confidence in eastern states

Things are looking up for farmers in the east, thanks to recent rain and solid global grain demand.

14 February 2024

 Canola bunker at Elmore, Victoria, which has achieved a site record this harvest. Photo courtesy of GrainCorp.
CROPPING

Major bulk grain handlers receive a collective 25.1Mt

CBH, GrainCorp and Viterra have collectively received 25.1Mt of grain.

08 January 2024

 Harvest is wrapping up in most parts of the country. Picture of canola at GrainCorp in Elmore, Victoria, taken by GrainCorp COO Klaus Pamminger.
CROPPING

ABARES predicts "slightly below average" crop production

ABARES expects national crop production will total 46.1Mt.

06 December 2023

 WA harvest predicted to be mostly finished by the end of December after an early start and disappointing yields. Image Ben White.
CROPPING

WA harvest predicted to be done and dusted by the new year

GIWA drops its WA production estimates to 14.5m tonnes and predicts an early finish to harvest.

20 November 2023

 GrainCorp Dubbo West area manager Jason Iffland (left), CEO Robert Spurway and Trangie site manager Jackson Baker at GrainCorp’s Trangie site, in NSW. Photo credit: GrainCorp
CROPPING

Harvest is progressing quickly after an early start

Harvest is progressing quickly with Queensland wrapping up and other states well underway.

13 November 2023

 Heat is on: With a hot and dry summer on the cards, take some extra time to consider safety this harvest. Photo: Mark Saunders.
CROPPING

Make safety a priority this harvest

From the editor: Mark Saunders

03 November 2023

 GIWA drops crop production estimate as harvest gets underway in WA. Picture Mark Saunders.
CROPPING

GIWA lowers WA crop production estimates again

GIWA drops WA's crop production estimate by three per cent in a month.

23 October 2023

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