Ord irrigators look to get N right for maize crops

Gregor Heard
March 25 2023 - 7:00am
Maize is becoming increasingly important in the Ord River Irrigation Area. File photo.
Maize is becoming increasingly important in the Ord River Irrigation Area. File photo.

THE POTENTIAL of maize in the tropics has long been talked about, however as the crop becomes better established the focus is now turning to how to get the best out of crops.

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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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