Sunflowers, Cultivation, Western Australia, South west region (W.A.)
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The oil produced from sunflowers falls into the "polyunsaturated" group and usually commands a premium price on world markets.
Some Western Australian farmers seeking to diversify their cropping programmes in the face of marketing difficulties for many agricultural products are trying sunflowers, although commercial production has not yet been achieved.
This article sets out some basic information for farmers wishing to try sunflowers.
Poole, M L.
"Growing sunflowers in south-western Australia,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 16:
3, Article 2.
Available at: https://library.dpird.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol16/iss3/2