Farm planning, Agroforestry, Western Australia, Mount Barker (W.A.)
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Ian and Bev Lynch own Wilgi Creek, a 376 ha mixed farming property at West Mount Barker in the 700 mm rainfall zone. In 1983, they started a whole-farm plan to overcome the problems of declining production caused by waterlogging (their biggest problem), salinity and deterioration of the remnant native vegetation. Today, their property is an example of a successful, wholefarm land conservation plan based on agroforestry, timber production, water harvesting and improved pastures.
"Whole-farm planning : success at Wilgi Creek,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 32
, Article 7.
Available at: https://researchlibrary.agric.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol32/iss3/7