Grains and field crops
In the late 1920's the seven million acres of virgin land between Hyden and Salmon Gums were considered for settlement under the "3,500 farms scheme" because it constituted "practically the only large area of wheat lands in a suitable climatic zone not then settled in Australia" (Teakle 1939).
Western Australia, Wheat, Sheep.
Gartrell, J W. (1968), Report on Trials Conducted in 1978 and 1969 by Plants Research Division and Wheat and Sheep Division. Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia, Perth. Report.