With two cuts a season totalling up to 90 tonnes per hectare, Pioneer® brand Mega Sweet summer forage has been a mainstay for Simon & Kylie Drury and sons on their property ‘Condabri’ at Condamine in southern Queensland.
As a hay contractor, Fraser Hewitt knows all too well what makes for a good hay crop – a variety that is nutritious, palatable and productive.
Aiming to produce a stockpile of hay to cover dry conditions on his central Queensland property, Scott Becker grew Pioneer® brand Super Sweet Sudan, with results beyond even his expectations.
Although he has been a long-term grower of forage crops on the property he’s managed in Central Queensland for 40 years, Kelvin Howkins says his current main variety is the best one yet.
From a period of dry weather, through to 500mm over two weeks in March, the 2016/17 summer cropping season was one of extremes for the Etna Creek district near Rockhampton.
Risk management is a big part of farming for Clinton Hines, a mixed farmer from Harrisville in south-east Queensland.
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