There are approximately 1,250,000 hectares of land in this area of Kimberley which may be sown to pastures such as Townsville Stylo, other Stylosanthes species or to other introduced pastures. The report recommends that grazing properties comprising 10,000 ha. of land capable of growing improved pastures, together with 60,000 ha. of native pasture land, should be established in the area. The economic size of the farm unit is 5,300 adult cattle equivalents.
Stylosanthes, Agriculture, Native pastures, Range pastures
Wilcox, D G, Ripley, J, and Johnson, R F. (1977), Agricultural development in the north Kimberley : terms, conditions and farm size recommendations. Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, Western Australia, Perth. Report 4.
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