WELCOME falls throughout the Northern Tablelands last week has strengthened summer crop prospects and increased continuing pasture growth.
Inverell-based senior agronomist with McGregor Gourley, said falls were timely for established summer crops and has allowed some growers to move into a double-crop situation.
Rainfalls of up to 67 millimetres were recorded outside the town while official reports were of 41mm.
East towards Tablulam gained up to 55mm, while Glen Innes recorded 37mm, Tenterfield 22, Barraba, 29, Pindari Dam 41 and even 38mm at Mungindi.
Mr Rogers said livestock producers were also given an extra boost allowing some to lock-up country which had been flogged pretty hard during the drought.
“Cops at this stage include sorghum,…