Victoria’s canola crops threatened by farm photos


Deane grows both genetically modified and non-GM canola, the latter fetching a higher price.

An aerial photo of Ashley Fraser’s canola crop.

He said canola was now among the essential “rotation” crops for many farmers, maintaining healthy soil balance between other crops including wheat and lentils.

“[Canola] enables me to go back next year into growing wheat.”

Canola production has grown markedly in Victoria over the past few decades. But Grain Producers Australia southern director Andrew Weidemann said wet paddocks in the western district might prevent Victoria from breaking its…



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