Harvest bogged as graingrowers play high-cost waiting game

John Ellicott
By John Ellicott
Updated November 24 2021 - 3:57am, first published 3:39am
Award-winning graingrower Glenn Fernance in a crop of Hellfire wheat at Bellata that he says will probably be downgraded to stock feed, costing him over $170 per tonne, as rain creates havoc across the grain belt.

It's a ripper wheat crop, even better than last year's boomer, that will see some paddocks yield up to 10 tonnes a hectare, but Glenn Fernance just can't get into his Bellata paddocks because of constant rain.

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John Ellicott

John Ellicott

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