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Property “Woodbine Park”

Woodbine Park is located approximately 21 km South west of Crookwell. The family property has been divided up with 1420 Ha being owned and managed by Dave and Catherine Culley. Approximately 25% of the property is basalt soil with the remainder being granite based soils. The property currently runs a self replacing merino flock, a prime lamb flock and a cattle breeding operation.

Annual rainfall: 700mm

Altitude: 880m

Soil typeQuaternary sediment

(refer to soil section for further detail)

Pasture typeAnnual grasses and sub clover

(refer to pasture section for further detail)

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Landscape

Gently undulating with long gentle slopes and more pronounced ridgelines. Altitude 880m.

 

Vegetation

Peppermint (E. radiata), Red Gum (E. blakeleyi) open woodland.

Soil

Summary morphology

Acidic, texture contrast soil with a red brown coloured, moderately structured clay loam to light clay subsoil. The A horizon is a weakly structure, unbleached light grey brown silty loam.

Aust. soil classification

Haplic, mesotrophic red Chromosol

Factual key

Dr2.21

Soil landscape

Taralga[1]

 

Profile morphology

Horizon

A1

A2

B1

B2

B/C

Depth (cm)

0-6

6-25

25-40

40-70

70-90+

Texture

 Loam

Silty loam

Clay loam

Light clay

Silty clay loam

pH (field)

5.0

5.0

5.0

5.5

5.5

Pasture

The paddock is currently mainly ryegrass and sub clover with yorkshire fog in the lower wetter areas. It is supered every 2 – 3 years. Renewing the pasture is not planned in the next 5 years.

Paddock History

As above.

 

Livestock/grazing

The paddock is grazed by sheep as part of the normal running of the property.

[1] Hird, C. (1989) Soil Landscapes of the Goulburn 1:250,000 Sheet. Soil Conservation Service of NSW