The wonders of Wooloondool’s country crops


Nick and Felicity Maynard live on a farm called Wooloondool. Wooloondool covers 1700 hectares – 1000 hectares is used for crops and irrigation while the other 700 hectares includes channels, natural timbered country, roads and a dam. Woolondool is an intensive cropping farm and has both summer and winter crops. The crops include, cotton, barley, wheat, corn, sunflowers, chickpeas and faba beans. Helicoverpa is the main pest on Nick’s farm in summer and winter crops. Weeds are also a pest, as is chocolate spot fungus.


School: Hay Public School

Year Published: 2015

Publisher: Wirraminna Environmental Education Centre