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Visit to Goondiwindi (QLD) fields in mid-May

 

Hemp to the horizon – a 100 ha field near Goondiwindi. Sown in early April – it looks good in mid May  (here). Can it be harvested before the frosts?

Hemp to the horizon – a 100 ha field near Goondiwindi. Sown in early April – it looks good in mid May  (here). Can it be harvested before the frosts?

 

Something newDisease found near Goondiwindi.

Something new. Disease found near Goondiwindi.
Something new. Hemp plants or radishes?! The swelling of the upper root is believed to have been caused by a herbicide that is normally 'safe' but was leached into the soil by irrigation applied to wet the crusted and cracked surface of the soil.

Something new. Hemp plants or radishes?! The swelling of the upper root is believed to have been caused by a herbicide that is normally ‘safe’ but was leached into the soil by irrigation applied to wet the crusted and cracked surface of the soil.

 

                       It was pretty extensive in places:

 

It was pretty extensive in places: