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Farmer Stories

 

Individual farmers tell their stories about what has worked on their salt affected land.


FS - A summary, as posters, of all South Australian SGSL Trial Sites FS - A summary, as posters, of all South Australian SGSL Trial Sites (6810 KB)

SA Producer Network - Land Water and Wool (2008)

FS - A summary, in poster form, of all the 70 SGSL Producer sites in Western Australia FS - A summary, in poster form, of all the 70 SGSL Producer sites in Western Australia (7098 KB)

Land Water and Wool (2008)

FS - NSW  - Caroona  - Gaining ground with subtropical grasses FS - NSW - Caroona - Gaining ground with subtropical grasses (229 KB)

Salt 17 - Blomfield (pages 12 -13)

FS - NSW - Arthurville - Puccinellia proves its place FS - NSW - Arthurville - Puccinellia proves its place (171 KB)

SALT 15 Sheridan (pages 8 - 9)

FS - NSW - Dunedoo - Mulching saline areas FS - NSW - Dunedoo - Mulching saline areas (188 KB)

SALT 14 Francis (pages 22 - 23)

FS - NSW - Grenfell - From eyesore to orchard with salt tolerant pastures FS - NSW - Grenfell - From eyesore to orchard with salt tolerant pastures (260 KB)

SALT 14 Pereira (pages 20 - 21)

FS - NSW - Hunter Valley - Challenge of rehabilitating saline land ultimately rewards FS - NSW - Hunter Valley - Challenge of rehabilitating saline land ultimately rewards (341 KB)

SALT 7 Young (pages 10 - 11)

FS - NSW - Naromine - Saltbush FS - NSW - Naromine - Saltbush (579 KB)

SALT 9 pp14-15

FS - NSW - Narrandera - Saltbush savings see out a tough season FS - NSW - Narrandera - Saltbush savings see out a tough season (1734 KB)

SALT 8 pp18-19

FS - NSW - Narrandera -Saltbush, salinity experience can be beneficial FS - NSW - Narrandera -Saltbush, salinity experience can be beneficial (407 KB)

Salt 11 Whitby (pages 10 -11)

FS - NSW - Rye Park - Turning salt of the earth into wool FS - NSW - Rye Park - Turning salt of the earth into wool (125 KB)

PURSL Southwell 2002

FS - NSW - South West Slopes - Saltland rehabilitation and conservation farming FS - NSW - South West Slopes - Saltland rehabilitation and conservation farming (120 KB)

SALT 10 Bobbara Station (pages 16 - 17)

FS - NSW - Tarcutta - Production and potential - establish saltland in drought FS - NSW - Tarcutta - Production and potential - establish saltland in drought (123 KB)

SALT 13 MacLure (pages 16-17)

FS - NSW - Woomargama - Recharge control before saltland reclamation FS - NSW - Woomargama - Recharge control before saltland reclamation (147 KB)

SALT 15 Mirams (pages 12 - 13)

FS - NSW - Yass - Salinity management in a variable landscape FS - NSW - Yass - Salinity management in a variable landscape (133 KB)

SALT 12 Ive (pages 8 - 9)

FS - SA  - Yorke Peninsula - Salinity - think total land use change FS - SA - Yorke Peninsula - Salinity - think total land use change (1121 KB)

PURSL Parsons 2002

FS - SA - Arthurton - Avoiding salinity is cheaper than repairing it FS - SA - Arthurton - Avoiding salinity is cheaper than repairing it (341 KB)

SALT 7 Hicks (pages 12-13 )

FS - SA - Cummins Wanilla Basin - Engineering solutions to reinstate more natural stream flows FS - SA - Cummins Wanilla Basin - Engineering solutions to reinstate more natural stream flows (180 KB)

SALT 16 Carter (pages 20 - 21)

FS - SA - Kangaroo Island - Making the most of saline ground FS - SA - Kangaroo Island - Making the most of saline ground (188 KB)

SALT 4 Schaefer (pages 12 - 13)

FS - SA - Karkoo - A farming system geared to salinity management FS - SA - Karkoo - A farming system geared to salinity management (602 KB)

SALT 5 Modra (pages 4 - 5)

FS - SA - Port Vincent - Grazing saltbush, feeling more optimistic than ever about saltland FS - SA - Port Vincent - Grazing saltbush, feeling more optimistic than ever about saltland (101 KB)

SALT 10 Parsons (pages 12 - 13)

FS - SA - Snowtown - The living haystack worth its weight in greenfeed - saltbush FS - SA - Snowtown - The living haystack worth its weight in greenfeed - saltbush (127 KB)

SALT 13 Beare and Wilkinson (pages 8 - 9)

FS - SA - Tintinara - Puccinellia for floods - lucerne for drought FS - SA - Tintinara - Puccinellia for floods - lucerne for drought (156 KB)

SALT 15 Egel (pages 6 - 7)

FS - SA - Tumby Bay - Integrating puccinellia with pigs FS - SA - Tumby Bay - Integrating puccinellia with pigs (199 KB)

SALT 14 Kroemer (pages 14 - 15)

FS - SA - Tungkillo - Managing salinity in a local system FS - SA - Tungkillo - Managing salinity in a local system (193 KB)

SALT 11, Collins (pages 14-15)

FS - SA - Ungarra - Restoring natural drainage lines has pulled the plug FS - SA - Ungarra - Restoring natural drainage lines has pulled the plug (159 KB)

SALT 15 Liddicoat (pages 14 - 15)

FS - SA - Upper South East - Evolution of saltland management in the farm system FS - SA - Upper South East - Evolution of saltland management in the farm system (169 KB)

SALT 12 Darling (pages 3-5)

FS - SA - Upper South East - Farmer groups - compressing history - many hands bring many experiences FS - SA - Upper South East - Farmer groups - compressing history - many hands bring many experiences (232 KB)

SALT 14 Bruce (pages 6 - 7)

FS - SA - Upper South East - Integrating Saltland into the Whole Farm Operation FS - SA - Upper South East - Integrating Saltland into the Whole Farm Operation (64 KB)

Stopp G, N and B (2002) PURSL

FS - Vic - Beeac - Productivity boost - High quality fodder from saline land FS - Vic - Beeac - Productivity boost - High quality fodder from saline land (225 KB)

SALT 6 Shone (pages 18 - 19)

FS - Vic - Beeac - Tall wheatgrass and dairying a prize combination FS - Vic - Beeac - Tall wheatgrass and dairying a prize combination (116 KB)

SALT 10 Shone (pages (4 - 5)

FS - Vic - Dunkeld - Green Feed in Dry Times FS - Vic - Dunkeld - Green Feed in Dry Times (72 KB)

Victoria Valley, Victoria. Payne L (2002) PURSL

FS - Vic - Hamilton - Best practice, best production with tall wheatgrass FS - Vic - Hamilton - Best practice, best production with tall wheatgrass (105 KB)

SALT 12 Blake (pages 10-11)

FS - Vic - Kamarooka - From wastelend to something special FS - Vic - Kamarooka - From wastelend to something special (127 KB)

Salt 13 the Kamarooka Project (pages 10-11 )

FS - Vic - Manangatang - Saltbush in the Mallee FS - Vic - Manangatang - Saltbush in the Mallee (123 KB)

SALT 13 Barry (pages 18-19)

FS - Vic - Pyramid Hill - Oldman Saltbush to reverse loss of biodiversity FS - Vic - Pyramid Hill - Oldman Saltbush to reverse loss of biodiversity (145 KB)

SALT 5 Millsom (pages 12 - 13)

FS - WA - Bruce Rock - Grazing and feedlotting sheep on saline land FS - WA - Bruce Rock - Grazing and feedlotting sheep on saline land (97 KB)

PURSL TIPPET 2002

FS - WA - Corrigin - I wish I had more saltland FS - WA - Corrigin - I wish I had more saltland (231 KB)

Future Farm (2009) Working with Dryland Salinity Lex Stone

FS - WA - Esperance - Surface water management key to success FS - WA - Esperance - Surface water management key to success (126 KB)

SALT 13 Esperance Downs Research Station (pages 14-15)

FS - WA - Lake Grace - Money in the bank from standing haystack - saltbush FS - WA - Lake Grace - Money in the bank from standing haystack - saltbush (250 KB)

SALT 14 Lloyd (pages 12 - 13)

FS - WA - North Stirlings - Saltland revegetation - production and diversity FS - WA - North Stirlings - Saltland revegetation - production and diversity (78 KB)

PURSL Walsh 2002

FS - WA - Pithara - High quality with saltbush and tropical grasses FS - WA - Pithara - High quality with saltbush and tropical grasses (205 KB)

SALT17 Butcher (pages 8 - 9)

FS - WA - Shackleton - Grazing and Feedlotting Sheep on Saline Land FS - WA - Shackleton - Grazing and Feedlotting Sheep on Saline Land (97 KB)

Following the revegetation of saline land, a series of feedlots have been established across the farm with carrying capacity increased. Kilminster T, Burt E and Tippet G (2002) PURSL

FS - WA - Sustainable grazing boosted by raised beds FS - WA - Sustainable grazing boosted by raised beds (350 KB)

SALT 10 Peacock (pages 10 -11)

FS - WA - Trayning - Saltland grazing for cattle in the wheatbelt FS - WA - Trayning - Saltland grazing for cattle in the wheatbelt (394 KB)

SALT 11 Hulls (pages 8 - 9)

FS - WA - Wagin - Cooperation for water and landscape management FS - WA - Wagin - Cooperation for water and landscape management (197 KB)

SALT 9 Farms with a Future Vision Inc (pages 4 - 5)

FS - WA - Yealering - Rewards with saltbush and pasture in the Great Southern FS - WA - Yealering - Rewards with saltbush and pasture in the Great Southern (217 KB)

SALT17 Walton (pages 14 - 15)

FS - WA - Yealering - Saltbush - like money in the bank FS - WA - Yealering - Saltbush - like money in the bank (448 KB)

SALT 8 Dawes (pages 8 - 13)