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August 26, 2015

Contract Harvest Management in Forbes, Central Western NSW

Harvest management case study 1: Bob Wythes Overview: Property owner: Bob Wythes. Enterprises: Cropping and fat lambs. Contract harvesting. Soil: River flats running to heavy clays. pH: 7 Bob downsized recently from 2500 hectares and now operates 500 hectares of irrigation country just south of Forbes, NSW. He crops around 100 hectares of lucerne for hay, 200 hectares...

Harvest Management – Share Farming, in Condobolin, Central Western NSW

Harvest management case study 2: Darren Miles Overview Location: Condobolin NSW Contractor: Darren Miles. Enterprises: Share farming, contract harvesting. Darren leases and share farms approximately 1600 ha as well as running a contract farming business at Condobolin and surrounding districts, mainly Grenfell and Cowra. He generally harvests around 3000 to 4000 hectares. He farms mostly wheat and canola...