Lentils a viable option in WA

Host: | Date: 22 Jan 2020

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    GRDC Podcast: Lentils a viable option in WA

    Western Australia’s Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development senior researcher Mark Seymour and Esperance Port Zone grain grower Ron Longbottom feature in this podcast about Lentils.

    Date: 22 Jan 2020

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Western Australia’s Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development senior researcher Mark Seymour and Esperance Port Zone grain grower Ron Longbottom feature in this podcast about Lentils.

In WA growers have been cautious about including this pulse in their cropping program because of variable yields and harvesting challenges.

However new lentil varieties and modern harvester fronts have made the lentil a more viable option in cropping systems.

Contact

Mark Seymour
Senior Research Officer
Grain Crop Agronomy
Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia
t: + 61 (0)8 9083 1143 | f: + 61 (0)8 9083 11002 | m: + 61 (0)428 925 002
www.agric.wa.gov.au

Resources

https://grdc.com.au/resources-and-publications/grownotes/crop-agronomy/lentil-western-region-grownotes

https://grdc.com.au/resources-and-publications/apps/lentils-ute-guide

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FurAOY9Z0Ko&feature=youtube_gdata_player