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The WA Government is investing $15 million into an Agriculture Climate Resilience Fund to help WA farmers and industry to respond to the challenges of climate change.
Simplifying the science behind soils is the aim of a new free online publication produced by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development.
Soil organic carbon (SOC) is inherently low in Western Australian soils – limited by climate and soil type – with some potential to increase through management.
Tertiary students wanting to make their mark on Western Australia’s grains sector are reminded that applications close soon for research and development post-graduate scholarships.
Soil organic matter influences nutrient supply and water-holding capacity in soil.
A large amount of carbon is stored in soils – mostly as soil organic matter – and there is interest in sequestering more atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) in soil organic carbon (SOC) to
Biochar is a stable, carbon-rich form of charcoal that can be added to soil to sequester carbon and reduce net greenhouse gas emissions.
Leveed deep drains are deep excavated channels with sloping floors and sides, and levees on both sides.
Land conservation district committees (LCDCs) are statutory committees appointed by the Commissioner of Soil and Land Conservation in Western Australia, to administer land conservation districts in
Reforestation, afforestation and revegetation can sequester significant amounts of carbon per hectare.