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Becoming cooler with winds from the south-west
Traditionally, foods at this time of year included the seeds that had been collected and stored for treatment from the Zamia last season along with the root bulbs of the Yanget (Bullrushes).
Establishing & managing pasture species suitable for heavier soil types
Red Card for Rabbits and Foxes brings together community members to help stop feral animals damaging the environment and this year Regional Men’s Health will benefit from the program.
The results are starting to trickle in post-harvest on a trial to find the best way to apply lime on Wheatbelt farmer Stephen Dolton’s Bruce Rock property.
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Calyptorhynchus latirostris | Short-billed Cockatoo, White-tailed Black Cockatoo, Rainbird or Ngoorlak
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.
Improving soil health and carbon sequestration of degraded soils when sown to mixed perennial shrubs
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.