Farmers counting the cost as rains delay harvest, hit profit margins

Andrew Mangelsdorf
Updated December 5 2023 - 2:24pm, first published 8:26am
Rand farmer Roy Hamilton said recent rains have set his wheat harvest back a week and a half while Riverina agronomist Geoff Minchin said the wet could significantly impact financial returns as a result of crop downgrading. Pictures supplied
Rand farmer Roy Hamilton said recent rains have set his wheat harvest back a week and a half while Riverina agronomist Geoff Minchin said the wet could significantly impact financial returns as a result of crop downgrading. Pictures supplied

Riverina farmers are counting the cost after a series of rain events left crops sitting in the wet.

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Andrew Mangelsdorf

Originally from South Australia, Andrew Mangelsdorf grew up in Victoria before launching his career in Temora, NSW. He also served as a journalist at Lake Cargelligo before making the move to The Daily Advertiser in 2022. Always on the lookout for story ideas, so if you've got one, let me know: andrew.mangelsdorf@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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