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Pea plantings drop as canola finds favour

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Pea plantings drop as canola finds favour.. Canola is booming in Western Australia as growers are attracted to the crop's economics; the trick now is to find the right balance to maintain the agronomic benefits of pulses... Despite canola offering a higher return per hectare and more marketing and weed-control options, Mr Meldrum and growers such as Ron Longbottom are quick to point out that field peas still have a crucial role to play in a balanced cropping regime...
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