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This year's Noongar Bush Tucker is now available for download. 

 

The calendar showcases bush tucker plants traditionally used by Ballardong Noongar people in the Wheatbelt region, with quality photos throughout.

 

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2016 crop rotations trials
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Sustainable Industries

Understanding the implications of crop rotations in a low rainfall zone of the Wheatbelt

 

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Healthy Environments

The Corrigin Grevillea (Grevillea scapigera) is an endangered species found in the Wheatbelt of Western Australia.

 

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Healthy Environments

Jemma Donegan is one of a group of passionate, hard-working landholders trying to rebuild and preserve bushland in the Wheatbelt.

 

Living in the Mortlock catchment, the Goomalling farmer has helped elevate the region to the most proactive when it comes to feral animal control, planting trees and preserving remnant vegetation.

Kanyana Wildlife - Noba the Woylie
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Healthy Environments

This year Wheatbelt NRM’s Staff Social Club sponsored Noba the Woylie in support of Kanyana Wildlife’s woylie breeding program.

 

Mistletoe brings good luck all year
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Healthy Environments

Most people are familiar with seeing images of traditional mistletoe during the festive season, and the concept of ‘kissing under the mistletoe’ at Christmas time, but less people know that we have a variety of native mistletoes in Australia and that they bring a number of benefits.

 

Claying sandy soils to increase water availability
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Sustainable Industries

By claying sandy soils to increase water availability

 

Production on Trevor and Renae Syme’s farm in Bolgart, WA was suffering from non-wetting soils that became more prevalent during drier years, affecting up to 80% of the land.

 

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By increasing lime application after subsoil testing

 

Rob Sawyer’s farm in Dalwallinu, WA was experiencing a loss of crop productivity due to subsoil acidity.

 

Growing biodiverse forage shrubs on salt affected land
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By growing biodiverse forage shrubs on salt affected land

 

Large areas on the farms of the O’Brien and Fleay families in Wickepin, WA had become unproductive for grazing or cropping due to rising salinity levels.

 

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