Farmers across Victoria's northern, southern, and eastern areas have been preparing themselves for the autumn season.
An autumn break is seen as the first 25-millimetre rain event that often marks the start of the winter crop and pasture growing season.
For Beeac stockfeed wheat farmer Will Hanson, his 890 hectare property has seen advantages from the wet summer.
"We hadn't been overly wet in the winter, but that changed with a wet October after we had country and summer crops sown up in September which extended our growing season a bit, so we decided to hang on to shear lambs," Mr Hanson said.
He said even though shearing did come with costs, the lambs would have gained value anyway by adding kilograms which would be sold soon due to them running on fodder crops which would go into cropping and pasture programs.
"The 100mm of rain we have seen in January saw quite good feed in our stubbles and they should have joined very well and we are looking forward to our scanning results to see how pregnant they are."
Mr Hanson also runs a self-replacing composite ewe flock to produce lambs to sell to the domestic market, which he believes will see good results.
"The two systems work really well, where we use cropping to develop undercropping, underdeveloped land, which we do for a number of years and then swing it into some more higher profitable pastures after a number of years," he said.
"As our pastures improve around the farm, we'll look to crop a bit less and run more sheep."
The farm has some summer weeds, and the upcoming rains may see some chemical control or possibly cultivation before burning in the coming weeks.
He feels there's good reason to get a bit prepared earlier this year than usual, but he doesn't see it affecting his sowing times too much.
"Going early gives us flexibility if it gets wet, but if it is dry, we let it sit there until it gets wet, and we do sit in a reasonably safe area," he said.
"I suppose the main issue is when it gets wet reasonably quickly, so we need to cope with getting it in, getting it up and fertilised."
Buchan farmer Tim Woodgate, who runs around 450 Hereford cows on his property, said conditions had been the best in living memory.
"We've just got so much rain early on and then after that, it just kept on raining," Mr Woodgate said.
"It's been the best they've been forever."
He said he's excited considering his cattle looked pretty good throughout the previous summer and spring too.
"Dams have been chockers and rivers have been flowing good too," he said.
"It's really wonderful to see in our area and the seasonal conditions have been the best that most people have seen at the moment."
In the far west, farmer Bryan Hogan said his Birchip property, where he grows grain, cereal, lentils and barley, would get a good harvest if a break happens in May as forecast.
"If you get a big rain at around this time of year, you can guarantee a great harvest, that's key for us," Mr Hogan said.
"For the last bit of a while we have missed every heavy change that most of the state has seen that's more than 50mm, but generally we've done good these past years with a break of any sort."
Mr Hogan said a lot of luck was needed for farmers in his area.
"Sometimes we do see big rainfalls in properties just 20 kilometres away, and it's sometimes just a case of we're just in the wrong place at times," he said.
"We can't do too much about it really, but we get by."
The Bureau of Meteorology has declared the autumn break has occurred in much of Victoria, but there will be breaks later in May for the far west.
BoM senior climatologist Catherine Ganther said a La Nina weather pattern would end soon.
"We are looking at La Nina on the wane, we are looking at it ending up during autumn and a return to neutral conditions," Ms Ganther said.
"With the rain we've seen in early March, the autumn break criteria has already been met for much of the but it hasn't quite met it in parts of west Victoria."
The latest climate outlook from the BoM shows there is a more than 75 per cent chance of around 150mm of rain over the next three months in southern and eastern Victoria.
More specifically, high falls are predicted in the high country, La Trobe Valley, Otways and far East Gippsland.
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