Ray and Leah Vella

Investing in innovation, improving water management.

Region: Proserpine

Size of property: 3844ha

Years farming: 25 years

Ray and Leah Vella

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. Read Ray and Leah Vella’s case study.