In December 2007 grain harvest was underway and the plight of the single desk selling system was being discussed.
Markets were buoyant and farmers were gearing up for the festive period and hoping for short break after the harvest of winter crops.
Social events were also on the calendar and producers shared their stories with The Rural. At the time the pages of The Rural featured stud stock news, results from the Wagga Livestock Marketing Centre and the latest in agri political developments.
Issues surrounding groundwater were also on the agenda and there was talk about new varieties which promised better yields and resistance for growers.
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