Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 3

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Fodder conservation in the Kimberleys—Part 1


Western Australia, Fodder conservation, Fodder, Kimberleys

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Throughout a large portion of the Kimberleys it is becoming increasingly evident that some form of fodder conservation is an urgent necessity. There are naturally differences of opinion as to whether this can best be achieved by the cutting and baling of native grasses during the "Wet"; by growing introduced fodder plants under natural rainfall; or by growing introduced fodder plants under irrigation. The choice of method will be governed by various local conditions, but most station managers and all Departmental officers associated with the Kimberleys are fully convinced of the benefits accruing from a reserve of fodder for specific purposes.

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