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Here's a way to 'concrete' yards

(1987) Here's a way to 'concrete' yards. Farm, May 1987. pp. 54-55 [Publication] [Special Collections]


Stockyards and access roadways which are muddy, dusty or eroded can be improved by the use of Cemented Soil. This a formed by a process which involves the mixing of cement with clean soil and then compacting the mixed material to provide a hard, well-drained surface. WA farmer, Chris Evans of Chowerup, recently improved his sheepyard by the Cemented Soil method and this article outlines the technique used with guidance for other applications. Further information and hints about pavements for farms including stockyard construction or rehabilitation can be obtained from the Cement and Concrete Association of Australia.

This article contains three images: bags of cement on the ground; a person using a compaction roller; and a cemented yard.

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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: ©1987 Farm
Notes: 1 newspaper clipping
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/58452
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