Harvest Thanks

As the sun sets on a huge winter crop harvest, Peter and I recognize how big the job was – far greater than we...

Chickpeas – The Motherload

Excellent results for the season, with yields above 3 ton/ha and historic high prices, make this the best chickpea crop we’ve grown in 25...

Chaser bins carry the harvest

This 60 ton haul-out cart from Coolamon Steelworks is a chaserbin on steroids. Along with the 36 ton tracked bin, both have helped to...

Stripper pushes capacity

Its rare to find a leap in productivity of this magnitude. We bought this Shelbourne 42ft stripper head to maximize stubble cover, and capture...

New Cotton

Transition between seasons, as winter crop harvest approaches and summer cotton springs from the ground. We’ve planted Bollguard 3 dryland cotton on 2.4 metre...

Wheat’s good

We also grow wheat, but at current pricing, its hard to get excited. We should be happy knowing it’s heading for record yields not...

Weed Wiper

With wild turnip out of control in our chickpeas, and limited options for spraying, a different approach was needed to target the weeds without...

Chickpea Update

Our chickpea crop is looking good. With 80mm of rain for September, our spray management has been critical to stay on top of fungal...

August Update

The crops continue moving forward, with good growing conditions over the last month. A warm week in mid July, it felt like spring had...

Managing cotton stubble

Breaking down the cotton stubble has been a big job. Slashing took care of the plant above ground followed by deep chisel ploughing to...