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2015 Harvest of extremes

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From a national perspective, the 2015 winter season harvest was a collation of extremes: from districts reporting some of the best harvests in years, to drought-affected districts hit by rainstorms, and the fire tragedies in WA and SA, which have devastated some farming districts.. A cropping landscape denuded by fire and wind storms has created a severe erosion issue for growers in the Scaddan district north of Esperance, WA... Pulses tended to be affected by heat stress and short podding periods, but high commodity prices meant that, overall, these crops performed well...
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