Heavy rainfall to impact crop

GRAIN GROWER: Grains Research and Development Corporation Southern Regional Panel member Kate Wilson encourages close scrutiny of seed being set aside for planting.

RECENT heavy rainfall through parts of the southern cropping region could impact on the viability of grain that growers are planning to retain for sowing in 2018.

Any grain subjected to wetting at harvest is more susceptible to poor germination, low vigour and degradation during storage and handling.

Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Southern Regional Panel member Kate Wilson encouraged growers to closely scrutinise seed being set aside

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