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Free carbon planning tool
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Tool launched to help carbon plantings add value to the Wheatbelt

 

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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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.

 

Sites chosen include:

 

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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.

 

Carbon value from sandalwood
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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.

 

Future of farming gets hands-on look at Precision Ag Tools
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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.

 

spraying bridal creeper weed
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The Australian Pest Animal Strategy (APAS) and Australian Weeds Strategy (AWS) are vital to Australia’s bi

DAFWA's Biosecurity Blitz
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Western Australia’s Biosecurity Blitz 2016 is coming up on 18 – 30 September 2016, to promote and focus on biosecurity community surveillance.

 

Deep ripping soil profile
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Deep ripping immediately after liming – MADFIG Field Day

 

Deep ripping to combat soil compaction
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Over 300 farmers attended the recent Deep Ripping Machinery Demo day in Goomalling to see the machines live in action and to hear the latest research on addressing soil compaction issues.

 

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