Soil Acidity

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BUILDING THE RESILIENCE AND PROFITABILITY OF CROPPING AND GRAZING FARMERS IN THE HIGH RAINFALL ZONE OF SOUTHERN AUSTRALIA.

A consortium of Farming Groups, Landcare, industry bodies, private enterprise, Government agencies and a University from across three States to address soil acidification and build more resilient farm businesses.
  • Australian Government's NLP2 & GRDC
  • Bret Ryan, Lisa Miller
  • Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia (inc. Kangaroo Island)
  • Current
Poster 11 soil core IMG 2257

HEALTHY SOILS

Healthy soils are the foundation of a productive and profitable grazing system. The “Healthy Soils” project helps producers develop skills in diagnosis of soil constraints and selection of appropriate management options to build the soil condition they want.
  • MLA
  • Lisa Miller, Jess Brogden
  • Southern Feed Base
  • Current
Discing in lime at Stawell 20190301 084757

INNOVATIVE APPROACHES TO MANAGING SUBSOIL ACIDITY IN THE SOUTHERN GRAIN REGION

The project is led by NSW Department of Primary Industries supported by funding from Grains Research and Development Corporation. SFS is one of four producer groups responsible for establishment and maintenance of large scale trials. Project funding 2015 to 2019 (site maintenance continues for 2020 & 2021)
  • GRDC & NSW DPI
  • Lisa Miller, Tahlia Ferguson
  • Rokewood & Stawell
  • Current

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