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Soil conservation school

(1953) Soil conservation school. The Pingelly-Brookton Express, 8 June 1953. [Publication] [Special Collections]


Article explains the soil conservation event held at Mr. Harry Whittington's East Brookton property on June 25.
The officers from the Agriculture Department included Mr. L.C. Lightfoot, Assistant Commissioner of Soil Conservation.
About 30 farmers were present and Mr. Lightfoot introduced the various Agriculture Department officers and spoke briefly on the soil conservation methods that would be dealt with by the officers during the course of the day.
Mr. Watson introduced the Dumphy Cowley Automatic and Hose Levels and explained the type of level recommended by the Department for use by farmers as it was simpler than the other two to operate.
Mr. Harry Whittington spoke on the works being carried out.

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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: ©1953 The Pingelly-Brookton Express
Notes: 1 newspaper clipping
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/58356
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