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Long-term planning eases salt problems

(2008) Long-term planning eases salt problems. Farm Weekly, 31 July 2008. p. 13 [Publication] [Special Collections]

Summary

North Katanning farmer, Adrian Richardson implemented of a farm plan before seeding his first salt-land pastures in 2005. The ten-year Ron Watkins designed farm plan aims to boost productivity, manage water, lift and slow the wind, bring back birds and insects and to protect the land and create a pleasant living environment. Extensive works including a series of tree-lined drains channelling water into interconnected dams running down the catchment, and also an 18,500 square metre storage dam.

This article contains two images: Adrian Richardson and his two dogs; and Adrian Richardson, Agricultural Department staff, Justin Hardy, Arjen Ryder and John Paul Collins.

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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
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
Copyright: ©2008 Farm Weekly
Notes: 1 newspaper clipping
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/58560
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