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  • Sustainable Industries

    At a recent workshop participants looked at their ‘fodder chains’ and how they could be improved to fill the summer feed gap and keep ground cover for longer to protect fragile soils from wind erosion.

  • Water

    Most farms and recreational lifestyle blocks will have a waterway or drain running through them. Some have wetlands or salt lakes. Almost all waterways and wetlands have been altered in some way since native vegetation was cleared from the landscape. Salinity, flooding, erosion, sedimentation and increased nutrients are all factors of change.

  • Sustainable Industries

    This week’s field day hosted by the Barracks Pastoral Company in Beverly attracted a crowd keen to hear how a systems approach to farm planning can bring benefits.

  • Sustainable Industries

    How many soils samples are taken in the Wheatbelt every year?

  • Healthy Environments

    It is great to see people touring the Wheatbelt, and getting a glimpse of the beautiful wildflower season.

  • Aboriginal NRM

    Did you know the diet of the Noongar people of south-west WA was based on the 6 season’s calendar and that Noongar law required that no seed-bearing plant could be dug up until after flowering?

  • Sustainable Industries

    Wheatbelt NRM is seeing a strong trend in farmers seeking information on how biological amendments can be used to enhance, and even potentially replace, synthetic chemical use in agricultural soils.

  • Healthy Environments

    In August, Wheatbelt NRM held their Community Free Trees days throughout the Wheatbelt.

  • Sustainable Industries

    The Australian Government is developing our first National Soils Strategy.

  • Healthy Environments

    As part of our role of sharing knowledge with our community, we are highlighting some of the valuable information resources you can find in our Knowledge Hub on our web site.

  • Healthy Environments

    Recent sightings of rainbow lorikeets in Wheatbelt towns have confirmed that this invasive pest is making its way east and vigilance is needed if we are to ensure it doesn’t get established and cause even more damage to our unique Wheatbelt environment.

  • Sustainable Industries

    Wheatbelt NRM is pleased to congratulate Cec McConnell on her appointment as the new Soil and Land Commissioner.