While travelling through Mintaro I called at Trevence Farm, owned by Mr E Tralaggan. The soil here is limestoney and sandy loam. Winter fallow is found by Mr Tralaggan to be a most important factor in the production of good crops from the soil. Given this and artificial manures the land is almost bound to produce heavy crops. Last year was a very favorable season for this part, an average of 5 bags being obtained. This season results are fair, Smart’s Early, Pioneer, and Purple Straw being among wheats planted.