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While Australia was built on the sheep’s back in recent times Wheatbelt farmers have increasingly moved out of stock into crop-only systems.

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WA has been celebrating Wheatbelt’s record harvest in a year where many farmers in the eastern states have been battling the most severe droughts in recorded memory.

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Wheatbelt NRM’s overarching strategy is to support the community to get active in improving the environment of the Wheatbelt, but few of our activities attract the participants and get results like Red Card.

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A report (link) this year from the Auditor General’s Office has put salinity back on the agenda for WA.

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Mixed farmers in the Wheatbelt Region are set to benefit from recent changes proposed to the Australian definition of lamb by the Sheepmeat Council of Australia.

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New technology identified in the GRDC Groundcover publication not only delivers harvest efficiency but will also contribute to the achievement of the strategic priorities identified as part of the Regional NRM Strategy for the Avon River Basin.

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Wheatbelt NRM is pleased to announce that Jacquie Lucas has been appointed as the Regional Agriculture Landcare Facilitator (RALF) for the Avon river Basin.

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Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources David Littleproud has encouraged Landcare groups, NRM bodies, Indigenous organisations and community groups to throw their hat in the ring and apply for a slice of over $9 million available under Round 2 of the Smart Farms Small Grants.

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Recently it seems everyone is talking about regenerative agriculture. Especially in the wake of the droughts experienced in the eastern states with claims that regenerative systems remain viable where traditional management systems have failed.

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Increasing ground cover is an important tool to reduce the risk of wind erosion and improve soil health.

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