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John and Robyn Ive
Yass Valley, NSW

John and Robyn produce ultrafine wool on ‘Talaheni’, a 245-hectare property in Yass Valley. When they brought the property about 30 years ago, it was run-down and suffering from severe dryland salinity, soil acidity and associated vegetation decline. They have worked steadily since to overcome the problems and ultimately achieve increased production and significant environmental benefits. Their approach has been well document and reported. Their success is fullyacknowledged in many places. The following list provides just a taste.
Achieving production and environmental benefits in a challenging landscape Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Conference of the Grassland Society of NSW © 2007 Grassland Society of NSW Inc.

Climag Edition 21(September 2011) (see page 2) published by the Grains Research and Development Corporation.

Pasture Paddock Aspect is Key in Land October 2011

Reducing dryland salinity and achieving resilience by design (2015). A case study under the auspices of the Soils for Life program

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