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Field day at Brookton

(1970) Field day at Brookton. 14 October 1970. [Publication] [Special Collections]

Summary

Article explains the field day held at Mr. H. Whittington's property at Brookton, arranged by the Pingelly-Wandering Group.
The small but interested group inspected a revolutionary salt land reclamation project.
A massive system of banks placed closed together controlled all the water that fell on the paddock above the salt area.
No special salt tolerant grasses had been sown, nor in fact had any special pasture been sown.
The mixture of clover and grasses had gradually spread back over the waste land.

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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: ©1970
Notes: 1 newspaper clipping
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/58211
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