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Minister sees salt tests at Brookton

(1977) Minister sees salt tests at Brookton. Farmer and Grazier, 19 May 1977. [Publication] [Special Collections]

Summary

Article discusses Agriculture Minister Dick Old and his director Noel Fitzpatrick visiting Harry Whittington's successful trials at Brookton.
This was the first time either Mr. Old or Mr. Fitzpatrick had seen the contour bank method which Mr. Whittington developed over 30 years ago.
The Minister invited Mr. Whittington to work with the department in comparing salt reclamation methods.
Both trials should be held under the same conditions, noting that a farm at Dangin which had a rising salt water table would be an ideal location. Mr. Whittington suggested.

This article contains one photograph of Harry Whittington sitting on land once too salty.

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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: ©1977 Farmer and Grazier
Notes: 1 newspaper clipping
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/58045
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