Special Collections at Murdoch University

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Drought-proofing the farm : case studies

Frith, J. (1984) Drought-proofing the farm : case studies. Australian Country, October 1984. pp. 48-53 [Publication] [Special Collections]


The security of water supplies is a vital concern for farmers in the drier regions. A programme in the Western Australian wheatbelt shows that with some careful planning, you can drastically lower the risks.

This article contains eight photographs of earthworks on various properties. It also contains an on-farm water supply plan for the property of M, P & G Westlund in Kulja and a table of drought-proofing examples.

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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 Collection
Copyright: ©1984 Australian Country
Notes: 1 newspaper clipping
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/55822
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