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Natural sequence farming (NSF) is an approach developed by Peter Andrews on his property – Tarwyn Park in New South Wales – for restoring degraded land .
Livestock grazing halophytes, including saltbush, require more water to excrete those salts in urine.
The WaterSmart Farms project will support adoption of on-farm desalinisation plants in agricultural regions, to process brackish groundwater into a suitable resource for livestock, crop agronomy an
Landholders intending to install a desalination plant on their property are reminded to lodge a Notice of Intent to Pump Water (Desalination) with the Commissioner of Soil and Land Conservation bef
Groundwater in the Western Australian grainbelt is a useful resource for on-farm water. However, in this environment it is often saline and unsuitable for livestock or other on-farm uses.
Cloudy or coloured water can be a nuisance when used for household purposes, and sometimes be unsuitable for livestock, irrigation or crop spraying.
Free, online image recognition and data processing applications are being used to develop a new digital tool that will assist landholders and administrators to map dams and improve surface water ma
The Myalup Wellington project is an industry-led initiative, supported by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD), to manage the salinity of the Wellington Dam and cre
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, Western Australia, recommends using broad-based banks to intercept and divert surface water run-off in cropping areas where convention
Rising groundwater is a major land degradation hazard in many areas of the South West Agricultural Region of Western Australia, and results in increased salinisation.