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Morawa farmer is consistent achiever

(1982) Morawa farmer is consistent achiever. Our Land, July 1982. p. 12 [Publication] [Special Collections]


Ron James, who farms 1200 hectares at Morawa, has consistently achieved wheat yields above the district average. Ron attributes the consistency to a long farming plan which includes a balanced fertiliser strategy, the reclamation of salt affected land and a careful watch on soil fertility. Ron has used interceptor banks for water control on salt-affected areas of his land, and has achieved considerable success.

This article contains two images: Ron James standing in a badly salt affected paddock; and Ron James standing alongside one of his dams.

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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 Our Land
Notes: 1 newspaper clipping
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/56675
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