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Enews #237 - Out Now!
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Calyptorhynchus latirostris  |  Short-billed Cockatoo, White-tailed Black Cockatoo, Rainbird or Ngoorlak

 

Description

 

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Aboriginal NRM

The Wongup is also known as Quandong and is a unique native fruiting tree that grows up to 7m.

 

It is a hemiparasitic plant; attaching to the roots of another plant and using it as a water and nutrient source. One plant can attach to a number of host plants for survival.

 

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Sustainable Industries

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

 

Summer rain ideal for summer crop trial
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Sustainable Industries

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

 

The four winter cropping varieties sown in the summer months will be grazed for livestock feed to help bridge the autumn feed gap.

 

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

 

The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia (DAFWA) is working with local government and other government departments to provide support to affected landholders.

 

Wheatbelt NRM CEO Natarsha Woods
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Healthy Environments

Did you catch our CEO Natarsha Woods on ABC Radio recently talking about the 2017 Wheatbelt floods?

 

Weed management for revegetation sites
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Healthy Environments

Get a head start on weed control

 

With all the recent rain and germination of weeds, farm paddocks across the Wheatbelt are full of farmers in spray units, knocking down weeds.

 

20 Million Trees - monitoring update
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Healthy Environments

The second round of monitoring is underway for 13 revegetation sites in our ‘Avon River Basin EPBC species habitat security’ project.

 

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