Wyaga farmers step closer to drought-proof properties

The McClymont family at Wyaga near Goondiwindi are a step closer to drought-proofing their cropping and cattle properties after supplementing their pasture program with forage sorghum. Gus McClymont, who farms with parents Col and Jenny and brother Jock, said depleted pasture levels in October last year prompted them to look at alternate feed sources. “We run most of our stock on pasture but a dry winter left us with minimal ground cover, so we talked with our agronomist Paul Gardoll about what options we had,” he said. Mr McClymont said they needed a tough, high yielding and high quality crop. “We planted 180 hectares of Sugargraze forage in early October. …
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