Western Australia, Bulk-handling, Grain handling
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Western Australia's bulk-handling system for wheat made its debut in the 1931- 32 season when five sidings were experimentally equipped and handled less than 3 1/2 per cent, of the State's marketable harvest. Nine years later 232 sidings were fitted with bulk-handling equipment, receiving nearly 98 per cent, of the State's wheat, and since then, the whole of the marketable harvest has been handled on a bulk basis at sidings, save for a few parcels of special milling wheat on which a premium was paid.
"Bulk-handling of grain on the farm,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 3: Vol. 3
, Article 27.
Available at: https://researchlibrary.agric.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture3/vol3/iss6/27