wheatbelt

Frost maps for farms and the development of a drone 'lamb cam' scoop two national awards

March 2nd, 2016

Amy Lockwood has won a national award for her drone monitoring of lambing ewes.

Sheep researcher Amy Lockwood and climate researcher Jatin Kala won categories in the 2016 Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry.

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Frontline counselling experience helps Masters students and the Whealtbelt community

December 11th, 2015

Master of Counselling students Yvette Patrick and Andre Burton

An 18-week work placement in the Wheatbelt has propelled the development of two Master of Counselling students Yvette Patrick and Andre Burton, and in the process helped members of the region suffering from mental health issues.

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Mental health of Wheatbelt farmers suffering due to climate change

December 11th, 2015

Neville Ellis

Wheatbelt farmers struggle to see a future in farming because of the effects of climate change on their lands and communities, a Murdoch University study has found.

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$3 million gift to benefit medical, health and agricultural research at Murdoch

November 24th, 2015

Mr Alan Peacocke

A Western Australian veteran has given an estimated $3 million to support medical, health and agricultural research at Murdoch University.

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New online portal to help farmers

July 9th, 2010

A new interactive website, FIWeb, aims to help Australia’s farmers get the best value from their crops.

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