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A proposed new Cooperative Research Centre - the Future Farm Industries CRC (FFI CRC) - is being considered to direct research into a new farming system that will better fit livestock and cropping industries into the Australian landscape... The proposed new research enterprise will seek to integrate perennial crops, including natives, into broadacre farming systems to improve profitability, tackle issues such as salinity and generate new regional industries... Its planned outcomes include: "In answer to those who may be wondering if we can do it, the foundation for these new farming systems has already been laid by the CRC for Plant-based Management of Dryland Salinity," Mr Inglis says...
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