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

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Keywords

Western Australia, Bulk-handling, Grain handling

First Page Number

106

Last Page Number

107

Abstract

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.

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