FIRST LOAD... Viterra Wallaroo operations supervisor Rob Bussenschutt tests the first load of barley delivered at Wallaroo this season with Alford grower Tom Bussenschutt. FIRST LOAD... Viterra Wallaroo operations supervisor Rob Bussenschutt tests the first load of barley delivered at Wallaroo this season with Alford grower Tom Bussenschutt.

Harvest begins on YP

ALFORD farmer Tom Bussenschutt had the honour of kick-starting harvest on Yorke Peninsula, delivering the first load of barley into Wallaroo last Wednesday, October 18.

Mr Bussenschutt started reaping barley on Tuesday, which was a relief after low rainfall and a mouse plague at the beginning of seeding.

“The quality was very good, everything was F1,” Tom said.

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