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The results are starting to trickle in post-harvest on a trial to find the best way to apply lime on Wheatbelt farmer Stephen Dolton’s Bruce Rock property.

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Improving soil health and carbon sequestration of degraded soils when sown to mixed perennial shrubs.

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Wheatbelt farmer Stephen Smith has chosen an absolute ripper of a year to trial summer cropping program on his Cunderdin farm.

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Recent widespread rainfall in Western Australia has caused damage to agricultural businesses across the regions.

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It’s coming to one of the critical times of year when lambs are dropping and ewes need high nutrition to produce good milk to get the little fellas fat. However, recent rains have washed out a lot of nutrition in the crop stubbles and weeds need to be sprayed out ready for crops leaving very little feed for livestock. Hello Autumn Feed Gap!

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Head along to the Research / Crop Updates this March to learn more about some of our successful Trials and Demonstrations sites in the region.

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Understanding the implications of crop rotations in a low rainfall zone of the Wheatbelt.

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Production on Treor and Renae Syme's farm in Bolgart WA, was suffering from non-wetting soils that become more prevalent during drier years, affecting up to 80% of the land.

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Rob Sawyer’s farm in Dalwallinu, WA was experiencing a loss of crop productivity due to subsoil acidity. Wheatbelt NRM helped Rob by providing funding to conduct soil testing to depth in his paddocks along with expert technical support. Previously only topsoil had been tested on the property.

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Large areas on the farms of the O’Brien and Fleay families in Wickepin, WA had become unproductive for grazing or cropping due to rising salinity levels.

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