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Guidelines for managing cropping on lakes in the Murray-Darling Basin.

Lakebed cropping is a form of farming on lakes. Lakes are cropped when soil moisture levels are high after floodwaters recede or after rain.

Guidelines for managing cropping in lakes in the Murray–Darling Basin provides guidelines on lakebed cropping so it is ecologically sustainable and benefits rural communities. The guidelines cover types of lakebed cropping, the types of soils found in lakebeds and the types of crops that can be grown in lakebeds.

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