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More than 85 people attended the two-day Talkin’ Soil Health Conference in Dalwallinu this week, led by Pip Courtney from ABC TV’s “Landline” and heard from a bounty of speakers, learning and discussing all aspects of soil properties and its health.

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The final sample analysis has been completed for this project, with grain samples being collected in 2017 over the month of November and then analysed in December.

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More than two-thirds of the nitrogen and one–third of the phosphorus load in the Swan Estuary come from the Avon and Mortlock catchments. The Healthy Soils, Healthy Rivers project is aimed at reducing the nutrient load in the Swan Estuary via the Avon River.

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This harvest, while you’re waiting in the queue or filling up the fuel tank, why not take some time and check out some apps that are now available and can help making your on-farm decisions easier. Keep reading to get excited about the apps currently in development or let us know if you’re looking for an app to help your farm business. 

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Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Barnaby Joyce, called for applications for the competitive $50 million Smart Farms Small Grants, through the National Landcare Program, which opened on 24 October 2017.

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Perhaps most exciting, is the germination of the bush tomatoes, which Deb has being trying to achieve for the last two years. With the first 100 plants going in the ground in early November and another 900 to follow, there should be tomatoes galore at the end of the growing season.

 

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Over 70 people attended the WA Pasture and Livestock Update held on the 5 October in partnership with Wheatbelt NRM, Evergreen and WA & Meat and Livestock Australia(MLA).

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