Action needed to protect paddocks from wind erosion

THE DEPARTMENT of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) has urged landholders in the Western Australian grainbelt to manage paddocks to reduce the risk of soil erosion, after strong winds lashed the region in the past few weeks.

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WA graingrowers are being reminded of the dangers of soil erosion.

DPIRD senior research scientist Paul Findlater said it was important to maintain ground cover over the summer and autumn months to prevent topsoil from being blown, reducing the yields and quality of

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