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Cotton Update

Amazing January rainfall of 150 to 200mm across the farms, has boosted our developing dryland cotton crop. Its just like an irrigation, as the...
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December Crop Update

The cotton is moving ahead. We started planting a month ago today, so its good to look down a row and see a green...
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Cotton’s up

The planting job was a success, with cotton springing out of the ground after just 3 or 4 days. Aiming for 10 seeds per...
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Cotton Planting

With up to 100mm rain recorded on the farms during first week of November, the opportunity arose to plant a summer crop. First time...
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Harvest?

Not really a harvest. More like an exercise in getting our planting seed back for next season. Results were disappointing. Both wheat and chickpeas...
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October Crop Update

It stays dry. Crops are suffering with warm temperatures and no moisture. Chickpeas have lost yield with a few empty pods visible, but are...
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Chickpeas start to flower

Most of our chickpeas are generally late this season, although one field was planted on time on 60cm row spacing. Just started flowering, they...
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Big Dry

Posts have been few and far between these last couple of years for a reason. There hasn’t been alot of good news to blog....
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August Crop Update

Winter crop planting stands at 25% of the farms as the drought bites into a third consecutive season. Some wheat, but mostly chickpeas were...
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Winter Crop Update

Planting winter crops is well behind due to the continuing drought. About 10% of the farms are planted to wheat and chickpeas to date,...