Chickpea price prompts another huge planting

Croppa Creek grower Lee Coleman will plant 800 hectares of PBA HatTrick chickpeas at “Yamboon”, “Talula” and “Boyanda”.

Croppa Creek grower Lee Coleman will plant 800 hectares of PBA HatTrick chickpeas at “Yamboon”, “Talula” and “Boyanda”.

Ruth Schwager
Ruth Schwager

11 May 2017, 5 a.m

UNPRECEDENTED export demand from India has given chickpeas a lift in the past month, leading to another huge crop this season.

Old crop chickpeas are trading more than $1000 a tonne delivered to Brisbane, while the new crop peas are fetching more than $900/t, also delivered Brisbane

 

http://www.theland.com.au/story/4649587/chickpea-price-prompts-another-huge-planting/?cs=4949

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