Sustainable Grazing on saline lands

Start DateFinish Date Project ID Funding Body Project Officer

Amount Received

20042006SGSLSGSL7289.00

Intention

The project is aiming to find the most appropriate perennials to establish on saline country in higher rainfall area to result in more productive land. The project will incorporate surface water drainage and a proportion of raised beds to trial the establishment of perennial grasses/legumes, deep-rooted species (Saltbush, A.saligna) and native trees

Outcome

Although the site had been sprayed previously for weed control, there was quite a bit of regrowth over the area in places, which may cause some competition for the emerging saltbush seedlings. The area was worked up immediately prior to the mounding proce