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Some rain will freshen grazing crops | Canowindra News



Ian Duguid checks growth in 35 hectares of Hyola 970 CL grazing canola on Pine Grove, Canowindra. He plans to finish Merino lambs. Photo by Peter Watt, Elders, Cowra.

A DROP or so of rain is wanted to encourage growth of grazing crops in the Canowindra district.

Sharefarmer, Ian Duguid, has Merino lambs currently in a feedlot, waiting for a 35 hectare grazing canola crop to come on line so they can be finished.

Elders Cowra agronomist, Peter Watt, said excellent sub-soil conditions in the region had encouraged early grazing crop sowing on top of the abundance of existing pasture and self-sown crops which were enhancing on-property livestock feed supplies.

But Mr Duguid said he and wife Margie, had plenty of sub-soil moisture, but could do…

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