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Farmers defended in down-to-earth style

Harris, A. (1990) Farmers defended in down-to-earth style. The West Australian, 26 February 1990. p. 9 [Publication] [Special Collections]

Summary

Newspaper article by Alex Harris.

Professor Alan Robson of the University of Western Australia's School of Agriculture shares his thoughts on the challenges facing farmers. Professor Robson expresses concern about the scapegoating of farming practices as the cause of all environmental degradation and also observes that the poor quality of Western Australian soil existed before European settlement and farming methods were introduced.

This article contains a photograph of Professor Alan Robson.

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This article is part of the WISALTS (Whittington Interceptor Sustainable Agriculture Land Treatment Society Incorporated) Collection.

Item Type: Special Collections
Collection: WISALTS
Copyright: ©1990 The West Australian
Notes: 1 newspaper clipping
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/55569
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