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Land banking system aims to defeat salt ravages

(1981) Land banking system aims to defeat salt ravages. March 1981. [Publication] [Special Collections]

Summary

Interceptor banks have been installed on the property of Mason Siviour near Cowell, South Australia, which presently has about six tonnes of salt per acre of land. The banks have been designed to provide good stock water and water retention in the top soil. Results of the initial work will be monitored by the South Australian Department of Agriculture.

This article contains images of Mac Forsyth; Gaye Forsyth; WISALTS treasurer Barbara Jamieson and WISALTS surveyor Peter Woodwood.

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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: ©1981
Notes: 1 newspaper clipping
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/56835
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