Big wet wreaks havoc with cotton harvest

Gregor Heard
By Gregor Heard
Updated May 17 2022 - 4:30am, first published 4:14am
Growers are hoping wet weather last week has not done lasting damage to unpicked cotton crops ready for harvest.

ANXIOUS cotton producers continue to wait to be able to get on paddocks to finish picking their crops with the risk adverse weather could damage both yield and quality.

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Gregor Heard

Gregor Heard

National Grains Industry Reporter

Gregor Heard is Fairfax Ag Media's national grains industry reporter, based in Horsham, Victoria. He has a wealth of knowledge surrounding the cropping sector through his ten 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. Away from work, he is a keen traveller, having spent his long service leave last year in Spain learning the language.