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While most Wheatbelt farmers were cursing the wet weather during harvest, Newdegate farmer Nick Kelly was making the most of it.

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Farmers wanting to earn a return on one of the Wheatbelt’s most popular re-vegetation options are being told not to give up hope.

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Farmer acknowledgement of the importance of soil life appeared to be gaining traction in the Wheatbelt.

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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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