Opinion

La Nina is off, but it is likely to be temporary and odds firmly in favour of wet spring

Gregor Heard
By Gregor Heard
Updated June 30 2022 - 5:42am, first published June 29 2022 - 11:00pm
WET ONE: In spite of the La Nina temporarily ending it is still likely to be a wet spring, a fact overlooked by many in the mainstream press.

THE RECENT announcement from the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) that the 2021-22 La Nina weather event had officially ended was greeted with great fanfare from a number of mainstream media organisations.

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Gregor Heard

Gregor Heard

National Grains Industry Reporter

Gregor Heard is ACM's national grains industry reporter, based in Horsham, Victoria. He has a wealth of knowledge surrounding the cropping sector through his 15 years in the role. Prior to that he was with the Fairfax network as a reporter with Stock & Land. Some of the major issues he has reported on during his time with the company include the deregulation of the export wheat market, the introduction of genetically modified crops and the fight to protect growers better from grain trader insolvencies. Still involved with the family farm he is passionate about rural Australia and its people and hopes to use his role to act as an advocate for those involved in the grain sector.

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