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Two sites are taking part in this trial with landowners in Pingelly and Hyden.

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The fourth and final round of our Nutrient Use Efficiency project (Healthy Soils Healthy Rivers) has attracted another 20 Wheatbelt growers who are interested in boosting their farm productivity by more efficient nutrient use.

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Using locally sourced lime to fight soil acidity in the Wheatbelt was one of seven projects to share in $85,500 in new funding for sustainable agriculture.

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The Australian Government’s $14.9m Farming Together initiative is a national, two-year campaign for primary producers and processors to collaborate and claim marketplace power. It aims to build financial and societal sustainability across Australia’s primary producers.

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N-rich strips are used both by fertiliser companies and farmers to determine whether or not the surrounding crop is nitrogen deficient. Due to the increased biomass, vigour and crop greenness of these strips, they tend to lead to farmers applying more nitrogen to the surrounding crop.

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Seven more sites across the Wheatbelt have been selected to take part in Round 2 of the Perennials for Profits Demonstration program, with each of the farmers having areas they will improve with palatable forage shrubs and/or sandalwood.

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Landowners and carbon companies wanting to grow trees for the carbon market now have a tool to help guide them on where best to plant.

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The Sustainable Agriculture team have released their latest in a series of factsheets, this time focussing on Agroforestry in the Wheatbelt.

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Wheatbelt NRM’s recent Precision Agriculture Workshop in York was a hands-on look at developing prescription maps for variable rate fertiliser and lime application using Electromagnetic (EM) and radiometric surveys.

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Australia’s young agricultural scientists, innovators and researchers have less than a month to apply for grants to support their innovative agricultural project, through the 2017 Science and Innovation Awards.

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