Kununurra - Rice Farms July 19th 2011 Another day in paradise !! After another quite morning we headed out to the Agricultural Research Station to have a look at the trial rice crops being grown in this area.
We were met by Dr Siva Sicapalan who is the Development Officer for Irrigated Agriculture with the Frank Wise Institute of Tropical Agriculture.
Siva took us to look at the trial plots on beds and flood irrigation before t ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Western Australia » Kununurra Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more