Special Collections at Murdoch University

Special Collections at Murdoch University

Our Special Collections are home to thousands of culturally significant, unique and hard to find items.
These collections offer a rich resource for staff and students and enable the research and teaching goals of the university.

The winner's plough

(1981) The winner's plough. Western Farmer and Grazier, 3 December 1981. p. 2 [Publication] [Special Collections]

Summary

Promotion of the Western Farmer and Grazier Chamberlain John Deere Fight Against Salt competition. Valued at $6,000 the chisel plough will be given to the farmer who has taken steps to overcome or retard salt encroachment on their property. The judges will be looking at the scale of a farmer's efforts as well as techniques, results and methods to minimise or overcome salinity difficulties. The complexity and repercussions of the salt problem in Western Australia means that there is considerable scope for farmers to arrive at a range of solutions.

This article contains an image of a chisel plough in operation.

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.

If you would like to obtain a copy of this newspaper article for research purposes, please ‘request a copy'.

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 Western Farmer and Grazier
Notes: 1 newspaper clipping
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/56980
Item Control Page Item Control Page