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Wheat harvest story is a “mixed bag” in the Macquarie Valley | The Land

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WHILE the Macquarie Valley canola harvest has been labelled as a standout, wheat on the other hand has been a mixed bag.

That’s how Muldoon Patten Ag Consulting co-director Campbell Muldoon, Narromine, has called the 2020 winter crop harvest.

“Canola has been a stand-out crop this year with the best average yield we’ve ever had in this valley,” he said.

“I’ve had reports of averages more than three tonne per hectare and the odd crop yield of 4t/ha which we have never seen before as far as I know.”

However, Mr Muldoon said the wheat harvest, which looked most promising, had ended as a mixed bag.

“There’s been some outstanding results with yields up to 7t/ha, however I’m hearing averages of between 3.5t/ha to 4t/ha being more the norm,” he…



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