ABOUT 400 farmers, mostly from the Wimmera and Mallee, put on their gumboots and braved the heavy downpour of rain to attend the Birchip Cropping Group’s main field day last Wednesday.
The event was held at Warmur farmer Dan Boyle’s property, 18km southwest of Birchip.
Birchip Cropping Group public relations officer Justine Severin said the local grain growers who attended were excited and happy about the wet weather.
“It was a stark contrast to last year and the year before,” she said.
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