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Katanning Research Facility’s strategy for carbon neutrality

Katanning Research Facility's strategy for carbon neutrality

DPIRD researchers teamed up with consultancy Integrity Ag in 2020 to develop a carbon emissions footprint for the DPIRD Katanning Research Facility (KRF), a mixed farm that produces grain and sheep products. The analysis takes into account all farm emissions plus upsteam emissions such as the manufacture of agrichemicals,...

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Grazing Program supporting real change from producers

Feedback from farmers completing the Grazing Matcher Program has shown just how valuable the program is at improving grazing management for productivity and environmental benefits. After meeting with consultants seven times since April 2021, a group of South-West farmers attended their eighth and final meeting in Lowden recently where...

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Submission to EPA on Iluka’s Tutunup Sands Mineral Project

Iluka’s proposed Tutunup Sands Mineral Project involves mineral sands mining, including the development of mine pits, processing plant, dams for water and clay fines management, material stockpiles and associated supporting infrastructure. Up to 4.02 gigalitres of water would be required to support the proposal.  Heayy mineral concentrate would be transported...

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