Ray and Leah Vella

Region: Mackay

Location: Proserpine

Size of property: 3844ha

Years farming: 25 years

Investing in innovation, improving water management.

Investing in innovation, improving water management

Ray Vella is a third generation sugarcane and cattle farmer from Mackay. With his wife, Leah, and three young children, they’ve chosen to expand their farming interests to include the former faust farming property, currently involved in Project Catalyst trials. A 2012 Nuffield scholar, Ray, knows how important it is to secure valuable resources like water.