GrainCorp's Berrybank expansion echoes growth in cropping

Andrew Miller
By Andrew Miller
Updated July 8 2020 - 12:22am, first published July 7 2020 - 5:23am
CROPPING BOOM: Good soils and rainfall have boosted the prospects for cropping, in the south-west of the state, says Mecardo general manager Robert Herrmann.

With wheat yields approaching nine to 10 tonnes a hectare, there's been a cropping boom in a vast swathe of south-west Victoria, from Inverleigh, through the north of the Corangamite Shire, and across to Derrinallum.

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Andrew Miller

Andrew Miller

Journalist

I'm a general reporter with Stock & Land, with a special interest in irrigation issues. I completed my cadetship, with the Age, in 1980. Over my career, I've worked for ABC radio news (Mt Isa, Qld) and at provincial and suburban newspapers.

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