Rain boost for win­ter crop­ping

Southern Riverina news - - NEWS -

Some timely rain across the week­end helped boost win­ter crops and pas­tures on farm­land around the South­ern Rive­rina.

Patchy showers that be­gan on Thurs­day soon turned into steady rain that con­tin­ued over the week­end to Mon­day.

Dur­ing this time, about 10mm was recorded at Jer­ilderie while El­ders Weather recorded 13.1mm for Tocumwal.

For Tocumwal, there was 2mm on Fri­day, 2.6mm on Satur­day, 5mm on Sun­day and 3.5mm on Mon­day. The wet weather lifted Tocumwal’s rain­fall for the month to 14.1mm.

Fin­ley farmer Jack Hawkins, whose prop­erty is north of Fin­ley, recorded 10mm over the week­end.

Light showers are pre­dicted to con­tinue un­til Fri­day this week.

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