Video and worksheet: Farms have distinctive features

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Farming for sustainability considering rainfall, soil types, trees left for the environment/shelter for cattle. Farms have distinctive features develops the concept of place through studies of what farms are like and how their features have changed. 
Video in review: Thyne McGreggor works as a sheep and cattle producer with Willalooka Pastoral Company in SA. Farming for sustainability considering rainfall, soil types, trees left for the environment/shelter for cattle. On this farm, wetlands have been fenced off and reseeded (not stocked), and there are attempts to mend some of the things that may have been done too aggressively in the past. Water management is important to stock numbers with fertilising rates to get the best out of the paddocks. Rotational grazing, with lift up gates and using technology to reduce soil erosion.

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Keywords

farming, sustainability, environment, soil, erosion, water, management, rotational, PIEFA resource, worksheets

SUBJECT

Geography
Technologies

CURRICULUM CODE

ACHGK005, ACHGK007, ACHGS007, ACHGS008, ACHGS009, ACHGS011, ACHGS012, ACTDEK003

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Video

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