Property “Connen Hill”
Situated 10km north of Tarago, “Connen Hill” is a 2000 ha mixed farming operation run by Austin McLennan and his father Ian. Connen Hill has a number of enterprises including wool, prime lambs, beef, cereal grain, canola and hay.
Annual rainfall: 682mm
Soil type: old (inactive) alluvium
Pasture type: introduced
Flat alluvial plain and terrace along the Mulwaree River. Occasional periods of saturation after extended rainfall events; not prone to flooding. Altitude 685m; slope <1%.
Acidic, texture contrast soil with a mottled brownish yellow coloured, weakly structured light clay subsoil. The A horizon is a pale grey brown, bleached massive silty loam.
Aust. soil classification
Mottled, mesotrophic yellow Kurosol