Publication Date

6-1981

DPIRD Collections

Natural resources

Series Number

1/81

Abstract

This report deals with the area of responsibility of the Moora District Office of the W.A. Department of Agriculture. The Moora advisory district consists of seven shires which cover 2,811,400 hectares. Agriculture in the advisory district varies according to climate and soil type, Sheep and cattle production are the main enterprises in the high rainfall (coastal) areas. Mixed cereal sheep production is the main system in the medium and low rainfall areas with cereals increasing in importance as annual rainfall diminishes.

Number of Pages

32

Keywords

Agriculture, Climate, Soil, Land Use, Land Capability, Hydrology, Western Australia

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