Grains Research and Development

Date: 01.06.2002

Records set

Beans

Southern Australian fanners produced record tonnages of lentils and faba beans last season. According to Pulse Australia, about 266,000 tonnes of lentils were produced, mainly in Victoria and SA. which was 60 per cent more than in 200 I. Faba bean production at 350,000 tonnes was up by 25 per cent- SA, Victoria and NSW being the dominant producing States.

Contact: Mr Kris Panagiotopoulos 0354445937