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Wheatbelt, granite and wildflowers

We spent the weekend off on a short trip into the central wheatbelt of Western Australia. Tis’ the season for it – the wildflowers are well grown, the rains are almost over and the sun has returned, so the blooming … Continue reading

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Water banking and developing it in Australia

One idea that’s cropped up occasionally recently is water banking. The basic idea is that you take water in flood years and set it aside for use in drought years. Simple enough, and a compelling concept given the increased variability … Continue reading

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Feed-efficient bulls, grazing native shrubs, transforming our ag systems and safeguarding groundwater – Eureka Prize finalists announced

The Australian Museum Eureka Prizes are our country’s most comprehensive science prizes. Finalists for the seventeen prizes were announced on Friday, the winners will be announced on the 4th of September. Four finalists related to the landcare/agriculture arena caught my … Continue reading

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