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Sheep farmers could soon have access to newer, tastier saltbush varieties, to help improve returns on their less productive, saline land.

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Growing pastures during the summer months could be one of the keys in helping increase soil organic carbon on farms.

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About 200 farmers, scientists and industry representatives have met in York to learn how to tackle declining soil health in the Wheatbelt.

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The former Australian Governor General and the country’s first Advocate for Soil Health will open the Talkin’ Soil Health conference in York later this month.

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To listen to Jim Sullivan’s story is a history lesson in Australian agriculture and environmental change.

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The hot, dusty summer of 2010 followed one of the driest winters on record for WA’s broadacre farming community. Many Wheatbelt farmers were left wondering how to preserve their most valuable asset – the soil.

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Eight innovative farmers have been selected as Wheatbelt Champions in a push to highlight the importance of soil health in the region.

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Wheatbelt farmers now have an opportunity to learn how the Carbon Farming Initiative will impact on them.

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The slow creep of non-wetting soils across Damien Leeson’s Wheatbelt farm has prompted a major trial into how to address the problem.

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Like most other Wheatbelt farmers, Cunderdin’s Chris Syme has embraced no-tillage cropping.

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