Wagga glasshouse transformed into Vietnamese rice field for quinua, cowpea study

Monty Jacka
By Monty Jacka
Updated October 24 2021 - 7:01am, first published October 22 2021 - 4:00am
HUMID: Dr Brooke Kaveney has been growing quinoa in the sweltering Wagga glasshouse for the past five months. Picture: Monty Jacka

An ambitious project to provide struggling Asian farmers with a more-resilient crop has seen a Wagga glasshouse transformed into a hot, humid recreation of a Vietnamese rice field.


Monty Jacka

Monty Jacka


Monty is a journalist at The Daily Advertiser in Wagga. He can be reached at m.jacka@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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