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Banks return productivity to Springhill

Piggott, M. (1982) Banks return productivity to Springhill. Western Farmer and Grazier, 6 May 1982. p. 35 [Publication] [Special Collections]


Newspaper article by Max Piggott.

Part of a series on finalists in the Western Farmer-Chamberlain John Deere Fight against Salt competition. Harry Whittington has been a leader in the attack against salt invading Western Australia's farmlands, installing the first interceptor banks on his property in June 1953. Mr Whittington was the inspiration for the creation of the WISALTS organisation.

This article includes a photograph of Harry Whittington with one of the first interceptor banks built on his property at Brookton.

PLEASE NOTE: We are unable to provide a public view of this newspaper article as the copyright is held by the publisher of Western Farmer and Grazier.

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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: ©1982 Western Farmer and Grazier
Notes: 1 newspaper clipping
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/56560
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