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
Soil type: Quaternary sediment
Pasture type: Annual grasses and sub clover
Gently undulating with long gentle slopes and more pronounced ridgelines. Altitude 880m.
Peppermint (E. radiata), Red Gum (E. blakeleyi) open woodland.
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
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.
The paddock is grazed by sheep as part of the normal running of the property.