Double digit gains for rural property as all states record gains

Gregor Heard
By Gregor Heard
Updated May 6 2021 - 2:17am, first published May 5 2021 - 10:00pm
Rural Bank's annual Australian Farmland Values report found a whopping 12.9 per cent median price per hectare increase for 2020. Photo: File

WHETHER it be dairy farms in Gippsland, Victoria, station country in the Northern Territory or cropping ground in Western Australia, agricultural land was in high demand right across the nation in 2020.

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Gregor Heard

Gregor Heard

National Grains Industry Reporter

Gregor Heard is Fairfax Ag Media's national grains industry reporter, based in Horsham, Victoria. He has a wealth of knowledge surrounding the cropping sector through his ten years in the role. Prior to that he was with the Fairfax network as a reporter with Stock & Land. Some of the major issues he has reported on during his time with the company include the deregulation of the export wheat market, the introduction of genetically modified crops and the fight to protect growers better from grain trader insolvencies. Still involved with the family farm he is passionate about rural Australia and its people and hopes to use his role to act as an advocate for those involved in the grain sector. Away from work, he is a keen traveller, having spent his long service leave last year in Spain learning the language.

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