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Bar upgrade opens Babakin sowing window | Farm Weekly

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DESPITE having a turn of the century air seeder, a strong focus on accurate seed placement meant the Crombie family at Babakin recently decided it was their much younger seeding bar that needed upgrading, allowing for earlier sowing and improved crop establishment.

Rohan Crombie, together with his wife Sharon and parents Will and Lorraine, farm about 3600 hectares including leased land between Corrigin and Bruce Rock.

Rohan and Sharon have four children, Tamsyn, 17, Caris, 15, Kayla, 13, and Declan 11.

They crop about 2300ha to wheat, barley, canola, lupins and oats for hay, as well as serradella and clover pastures, which help support a Merino flock comprising 2500 grown sheep, 30 per cent of which are mated to Suffolk sires for prime…



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