HAY CROP... Josh and Alex Gill, of Bute, in a wheat crop they have cut down to bale for hay due to frost damage. HAY CROP... Josh and Alex Gill, of Bute, in a wheat crop they have cut down to bale for hay due to frost damage.

FROST GIVES CROPS CHOP

WHEAT crops are dropping like flies across the peninsula as farmers make the call to cut frost-damaged crops for hay.

Agronomist Leighton Wilksch said a dry season, frost events and good hay prices made the decision to cut easier for many farmers.

“The frost has had a significant impact on grain crops with our seasonal conditions of minimal rain, no clouds and clear skies leading to very cold mornings,” he said.

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