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New Riverine Plains drought resilience project kicks off

INDEPENDENT farming systems group Riverine Plains has kicked off a new project, which aims to help farmers improve drought resilience by taking research from small plot trails and testing it on farms across Southern New South Wales.  

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 Riverine Plains announces innovative soil management project to help farmers improve drought resilience. Photo: Mark Saunders.

Riverine Plains announces innovative soil management project to help farmers improve drought resilience. Photo: Mark Saunders.

The significant project coincides with World Soil Day, on the fifth of December 2023, to emphasise the critical role soil management plays in safeguarding sustainable farming practices and the preservation...

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A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

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