Improving land management makes long-term sense

Improving land management makes long-term sense

The annual rainfall at Brian and Judy Pownall’s property Leichhardt, located roughly 25 kilometres east of Dysart, is just 600 mm. However, a month after installing new contour banks in their cultivation areas, they received almost all their annual rainfall in just 10 days. Despite the deluge, the new contour banks held, proving their value and ensuring valuable soil and moisture was not washed away into the local creek after the downpour.

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