Optimism varies after dry June | POLL

Optimism varies after dry June | POLL

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AFTER years of below average rainfall across many key cropping areas in SA, the 2020 growing season began with a sense of optimism with the season break coming at the right time in many regions.

But even then many areas received less rain, while follow-up rain has not been quite as hoped for some.

A monthly summary from the Bureau of Meteorology said SA experienced its driest June since 2007, with rainfall below to very much below-average across SA.

Kimba Nutrien Ag Solutions' Kym Villis said many people in the region had still not received 100 millimetres of rain for the year.

While many in SA are still hoping for good yields, for others - the season has brought about some disappointment.

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