The challenge to reduce hillslope erosion at Forth, Tasmania

There are various ways to reduce erosion, including reducing how much water runs off and the speed of that flow.

This fact sheet provides information on a trial conducted at Forthside Vegetable Research Station at Forth in north western Tasmania, which compared three treatments with a control (no treatment) to reduce the amount of water moving down a hillslope.

The treatments included an agro plough, single tyne and single tyne with straw drain (Ripper Mulcher).