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Shifting rainfall patterns, shifting sheep

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Growers: Susan, Ben and Ben Carn Region: Quorn, Flinders Ranges, South Australia Commodities: wheat, barley, Merino sheep, feedlot for lambs Farming area: 11,000 ha (2000 arable) Annual average rainfall: 220 to 300 mm.. In the article, Susan considers the lessons of the past three years for their cropping and sheep operation... Using a combination of seasonal forecasts, being more conservative with cropping, and shifting grazing and lambing times, Susan feels confident about the future...
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