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A group of Wheatbelt farmers who received funding to film a DVD on the benefits of tree cropping are encouraging others to apply for a similar grant.

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Agriculture is an integral part of the Avon River Basin so providing ways to maintain and improve natural resources without impacting on the profitability of farm enterprises is a priority of the Avon Catchment Council (ACC).

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Providing farmers with ways to maintain and improve the natural resources which underpin agricultural production is a priority of the Avon Catchment Council (ACC).

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Children at the Meckering Primary School now have a better understanding of where the food they eat comes from.

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A farm in the WA Wheatbelt is being monitored on an hourly basis as part of a new project to contain salinity using trees.

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The results from a comprehensive study into the health of soil on farming land in the Avon River Basin have finally been released.

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A new and interactive web based tool for assessing a range of chemical, physical and biological soil quality parameters was unveiled at the WA Soil Health Forum.

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The first Avon Catchment Council Investment Plan Projects are hitting the ground in the Avon Region. Projects are designed to address issues of salinity, biodiversity, soil management, water quality, ground water and rural infrastructure and all will be commencing over the next few weeks.

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The Avon Catchment Council’s Soil Acidity Project is an opportunity for farmers to assess the effectiveness of applying lime to their soil to counteract the damaging effects of soil acidity.

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The Avon Region Salinity Tender provides an opportunity for landholders and community groups to submit a bid for funds to implement on-ground salinity management.

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