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Drone age: Fababean Flyover

Crop inspections have become high-tech with the use of a drone to better survey the conditions from above. This video was taken a month...
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Wheat Planting

Planting has never been more efficient on Morvenvale, with the move to 24 metres. We made short work of long runs last month, thanks...
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Jumping Beans

These fababeans are jumping out of the ground after planting almost 3 weeks ago. Warm conditions are helping now after a cold snap during...
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Planting Fababeans

Only one field available for fababeans this season after an 18 month long fallow, as the drought continues. Its still very dry across most...
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All revved up

The new Boss 24 metre planter arrived last week, so all is set for a big planting. Just one thing missing – rainfall. All...
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New Case Rowtrac

Latest upgrade to the machinery fleet is the new CaseIH Steiger Rowtrac 450. Ordered 12 months ago, It now sits patiently in the shed...
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Harvest finished

Another season is over. We finished the chickpeas with similar yields to fababeans. Overall, disappointing results, but we are in the middle of a...
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Fababean Harvest

Harvesting a light crop of fababeans continues with disappointing results after a very dry growing season. Yields to date at 0.5 ton/ha mean we...
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September Crop Update

18mm of rain last week has helped the chickpeas. But its all too late for the fababeans. They are turning black very quickly as...
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August Crop Update

Its been a tough season to date and getting tougher as temperatures rise and no rainfall recorded during August. Moisture stressed crops were also...