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'Mistakes' on the farms

McMiles, R. (1979) 'Mistakes' on the farms. The West Australian, 8 May 1979. [Publication] [Special Collections]

Summary

Opinion article by Robin McMiles from Corrigin in response to Ian Mck. Moore (Letters, April 28) who wrote about the desecration of our State with salt encroachment.
Robin McMiles agrees that farmers have made a mistake, but in the early days of farming, farmers did not have the expertise or knowledge of conservation that we have now.
Farmers should take heed of our mistakes and watch bauxite mining carefully.
The farmers are trying to rectify their mistakes but it is difficult without the funds that the bauxite miners have and with little support from the Government except words.

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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
Publisher: Seven West Media
Copyright: ©1979 The West Australian
Notes: 1 newspaper clipping
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/57382
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