Faba beans provide a splash of hope in the North West

Patches of green are few and far between in the Mallawa district, but for David and Leanne Hunt, “Corrah”, who have entered their second year of battling drought, 100 hectares of flourishing faba beans is something to smile about.

Planted mid-May, the crop has battled minimal in-crop rain, frost and heat, and pressure from feral pests, but looks set for a promising harvest in October.

For the full story, click on the link from The Land Newspaper below.