Most widespread rainfall for six months on the way

Gregor Heard
By Gregor Heard
October 28 2019 - 9:00am
Farmers across eastern Australia are hoping the forecast for widespread rain later this week comes to fruition.

A SLOW moving upper level trough will deliver the most widespread rain event across the east coast in six months over the next week according to weather watchers.


Gregor Heard

Gregor Heard

National Grains Industry Reporter

Gregor Heard is ACM's national grains industry reporter, based in Horsham, Victoria. He has a wealth of knowledge surrounding the cropping sector through his 15 years in the role. Prior to that he was with the Fairfax network as a reporter with Stock & Land. Some of the major issues he has reported on during his time with the company include the deregulation of the export wheat market, the introduction of genetically modified crops and the fight to protect growers better from grain trader insolvencies. Still involved with the family farm he is passionate about rural Australia and its people and hopes to use his role to act as an advocate for those involved in the grain sector.