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This demonstration site in Bruce Rock used EM-38 and soil profile analysis to determine soil types and constraints across the paddock and then matched shrubs and legume pastures to the soils, choosing species that can be grazed in the establishment year and then cropped in subsequent years.

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The changing soil types on Robert Dempster’s Goomalling farm make fertiliser and chemical application, deep ripping and mould board ploughing nothing short of an ongoing challenge.

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NEW FUNDING ROUND OPENS: Perennials for Profit

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Wheatbelt NRM's Trials and Demonstrations projects support on-farm trials that aim to improve management of our natural resources and farm profit over the long term.

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The Making Sense of Soils ‘in the paddock’ field day held at UWA’s Future Farm in Pingelly was a great success with the latest in decision support tools and weather station information available.

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The Perennials for Profit program helps farmers adopt palatable forage shrub systems for livestock grazing and assists them to set up sandalwood plantations.

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Comparing Different Soil Amelioration Techniques to Improve Subsoil Acidity

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While Russian wheat aphid (RWA) hasn’t yet been detected in WA, it has been found in South Australia and Victoria recently.

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While Russian wheat aphid (RWA) hasn’t yet been detected in WA, it has been found in South Australia and Victoria recently.

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Work has started on this intriguing project with the planting of 100 desert limes (Citrus glauca) at the trial site in Beverley. The trees have been planted into raised mounds, as the soil is a lot heavier than the limes generally prefer.

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