Hot and dry spring ahead according to BOM spring forecast

Gregor Heard
Updated September 1 2023 - 8:04am, first published 7:48am
The BOM's three month rainfall map is grim viewing for farmers wanting rain. Source Bureau of Meteorology.
The BOM's three month rainfall map is grim viewing for farmers wanting rain. Source Bureau of Meteorology.

El Nino may not have formally formed but it has not stopped the Bureau of Meteorology putting out a seasonal forecast that will dash the hopes of farmers hoping for rain during the spring in its Spring Outlook, issued this week.

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.

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