SA on track for record harvest

SOUTH Australia’s grain farmers are set to bring in the biggest harvest on record for the State, with the 2016–17 crop estimate at 10.5 million tonnes, worth an estimated $2.2 billion at the farm gate. South Australia is set to harvest a record, 10.5-million-tonne winter crop. The latest estimate has the potential to break the previous record crop in 2010–11 of 10.3 million tonnes. According to Primary Industries and Regions SA’s (PIRSA) Crop and Pasture Report, favourable conditions across the State during September and October further boosted yields. “Only two months ago we estimated the crop at 8.9 million tonnes,…

Source: Grain Central
SA on track for record harvest