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by wongankatta
Fri Apr 24, 2009 12:00 am
Forum: Your experiences with other theories and practices
Topic: The Dehesa - a sustainable system from Spain and Portugal
Replies: 2
Views: 4129

The following link is a good article I recently found on the Dehesa.
http://www.ecoagriculture.org/case_study.php?id=41

I have been trialing some cork oaks on my farm but so far they are going fairly slow contending with dry seasons, kangaroos and the neighbours sheep :(
by wongankatta
Thu Apr 23, 2009 11:51 pm
Forum: Your experiences with other theories and practices
Topic: The Dehesa - a sustainable system from Spain and Portugal
Replies: 2
Views: 4129

The Dehesa - a sustainable system from Spain and Portugal

The Dehesa is an agricultural system that covers over 3 million hectares of land in Spain and Portugal (where it is called the Montado). It is a productive, sustainable and diverse system developed over hundreds of years comprising of an open woodland of Holm oaks and cork oaks with pasture undernea...
by wongankatta
Fri Apr 18, 2008 1:45 pm
Forum: Would you like Peter to address your group?
Topic: We organised an Event and many came.
Replies: 6
Views: 5893

Nooooooooooooooooooooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :cry: :cry: :cry: I've finally moved to Wongan Hills but have been waiting nearly 2 months for wireless internet to be connected so I didnt find out about the Avon field day until too late :cry: Glad to hear it went well though and I hope to be on b...
by wongankatta
Fri Apr 18, 2008 1:30 pm
Forum: All General Questions about NSF
Topic: NSF is working in WA
Replies: 142
Views: 68615

Organic No-Till - will it work in Australia? - I'm hoping to find out.
I will post more if I ever get my internet connected :x
The following link from the US shows some of the methods I'm going to try.
http://www.newfarm.org/depts/notill/index.shtml
by wongankatta
Tue Aug 28, 2007 5:12 pm
Forum: Questions about the book, 'Back from the Brink'
Topic: The Book Club
Replies: 8
Views: 7019

Halfway through and loving it - reading a chapter per night thoroughly and having a good think about it before moving on to the next - great stuff. :wink:
Regards - Andrew Shanks
by wongankatta
Tue Aug 28, 2007 4:54 pm
Forum: All General Questions about NSF
Topic: NSF is working in WA
Replies: 142
Views: 68615

Thanks again Ian for your informative posts (and pictures) - I was out of action for a couple of weeks with a nasty dose of the flu and it brightened the day a bit reading each update of your progress. I've also been immersed in reading Peter's book which my wife bought for my birthday. I was very d...
by wongankatta
Thu Jul 26, 2007 1:38 pm
Forum: All General Questions about NSF
Topic: NSF is working in WA
Replies: 142
Views: 68615

G'day Ian, Great to hear of stuff being done in WA - thanks for sharing your work. I have some vetiver grass if you would like some ('monto' a non -seeding variety). I live in Perth (Armadale) at the moment but I Have a block near Wongan Hills - I could drop off some vetiver for you next time I go o...

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