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Author: Melissa Marino

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  • Growers weigh high cost of inputs with new season promise
    Growers weigh high cost of inputs with new season promise
    Author: Melissa Marino, 03 Mar 2022

    Each year GroundCover™ follows a group of growers from across Australia as they manage the cropping season. In this first instalment for 2022, Melissa Marino introduces this year’s participants.

  • A season of highs and lows
    A season of highs and lows
    Author: Melissa Marino, 21 Feb 2022

    Each year, GroundCover follows a group of growers from across Australia as they manage the cropping season. As 2021 draws to a close, they tell Melissa Marino how management and conditions have affected their outcomes.

  • Heads up: growers flag promising harvest
    Heads up: growers flag promising harvest
    Author: Melissa Marino, 09 Nov 2021

    Each year, GroundCover™ follows a group of growers from across Australia as they manage the cropping season. As harvest begins, they tell Melissa Marino how spring conditions are brightening prospects.

  • Wet winter brings promise – and challenges
    Wet winter brings promise – and challenges
    Author: Melissa Marino, 24 Sep 2021

    As spring arrives, grain growers tell Ground Cover magazine how they have navigated through wet and overcast conditions. Excellent and timely rainfall also mean growers across many regions are expecting bumper harvests in 2021-22.

  • Fast start for winter crops fuels optimism
    Fast start for winter crops fuels optimism
    Author: Melissa Marino, 27 Aug 2021

    A strong start to the winter cropping program has given growers confidence about the 2021 season. There have been good rains across many parts of Australia's growing regions.

  • Growers buoyed by optimistic start to season 2021
    Growers buoyed by optimistic start to season 2021
    Author: Melissa Marino, 27 Apr 2021

    Widespread rainfall has created promising conditions for cropping across much of Australia. In the second instalment of a regular series, Melissa Marino talks to growers from grain growing states about the start to their season.

  • Harnessing rainfall a key goal for growers
    Harnessing rainfall a key goal for growers
    Author: Melissa Marino, 07 Apr 2021

    Each year, GroundCover follows a group of growers from across Australia as they manage the winter cropping season. In the first instalment for 2021, Melissa Marino introduces this year's participants.

  • Heading in the right direction
    Heading in the right direction
    Author: Melissa Marino, 27 Oct 2020

    Each year, GroundCover™ follows a group of growers from across Australia as they manage the cropping season. In a year like no other, harvest is largely cause for optimism.

  • A spring in their step
    A spring in their step
    Author: Melissa Marino, 22 Aug 2020

    Each year, GroundCoverTM follows a group of growers from across Australia as they manage the cropping season. After a mixed winter, growers are looking for favourable conditions to ensure crops fulfil their promise.

  • GroundCover's featured growers take the brakes off for the winter cropping season
    GroundCover's featured growers take the brakes off for the winter cropping season
    Author: Melissa Marino, 26 Jun 2020

    Growers across Australia recount their experience of the cropping season.

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