Safflower a new alternative crop for Mallee farmers

Bryce Eishold
By Bryce Eishold
September 22 2021 - 8:30pm
NEW CROP: De-Anne Ferrier, Wirrabilla, Jill Jill, with sons Charlie, 3, and Darcy, 1, in a 100-hectare paddock of super high oleic safflower.

Farmers with some of the harshest soil types are trialling a crop used to make machinery oils and products like pacemakers and fibre optic power pole boxes.

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Bryce Eishold

News and sports journalist, covering police and emergency services, football and netball, Gippsland Drive and occasionally writing for Gippsland Farmer. Get in touch: 5135 4434 or beishold@lvexpress.com.au

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