Old crops, new opportunities

Mike Foley
Updated August 29 2019 - 1:00pm, first published April 15 2019 - 4:00am
Sorghum and millets (pearl millet is pictured here) are nutritious, suited to marginal, dry cropping country, and offer growth potential for crop exports.
Sorghum and millets (pearl millet is pictured here) are nutritious, suited to marginal, dry cropping country, and offer growth potential for crop exports.

What's old could become new once again, with the nutritional and drought-tolerant qualities of ancient food staples of sorghum and millets offering profit potential for Australian farmers.

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Mike Foley

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