Looking to the future

David and Helen Thomas

Western Australian growers - including David and Helen Thomas from 'Glenburnie' in the Corrigan district - now have a wider choice than ever of crop varieties suitable for different conditions and different markets. Grower research investments have played a large part in this outcome.

The Thomases won the 1996 Golden Grower wheat-growing award in the Australian Soft Category. Fellow WA winners Jenny and Lawry Pitman, who scooped the national award as well as the Australian Noodle Wheat category are profiled on p3 of this Ground Cover.