Growing blueberries on the coast, one would assume that rain would fall all year round. Fortunately a ready waste product from nearby suburbia is helping one grower survive the drought.
University researchers have found the blow torch effect of bushfires on certain soil types can create toxic results.
This season's fires have challenged the direction of future fuel load management but managing for a mosaic is easier said than done.
Timber supply has been drastically cut in the wake of southern bushfires which have taken out 40pc of softwood forests in the Tumburumba and Tumut region.
WITH fires raging across the country, Kubota Australia; Australian Community Media Agricultural Publishing and Events; Lloyds Auctioneers and Valuers, and the Country Women's Association of Australia, have teamed up to fundraise for affected farmers.
A deal between Vantage NSW and Power Farming Group will add Trimble as an option on Versatile tractors.