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Letter to the editor

Whittington, H.S. (1978) Letter to the editor. The Narrogin Observer, 1 June 1978. [Publication] [Special Collections]


Letter from H.S. Whittington addressing several letters and statements which have appeared in several newspapers.
The Pingelly-Brookton Leader article quoting the Minister for Agriculture, Mr. Dick Old as saying "There are many instances where less costly methods advocated by the Department of Agriculture are at least as effective."
Mr. T. Negus, Officer-in-charge, Narrogin District Office, Department of Agriculture, discloses figures of salinity levels in soil samples taken below banks which had been built with a road grader.
Mr. Whittington congratulates Mr. Negus for having the courage to release to the press actual data taken from these areas.
The article continues with the Director of Agriculture, Mr. E.N. Fitzpatrick quoted as saying "That salt encroachment was one of the most complicated problems farmers faced."

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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: ©1978 The Narrogin Observer
Notes: 1 newspaper clipping
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/57974
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