Forty local growers, agronomists and researchers had their say on soil problems at Cranbourne on 28th August 2007.
The workshop was one of a series setting national priorities for future soil health projects funded through your national R&D levy.
Short talks from guest speakers included:
- Lessons from broadacre cropping soils
- Indicators of soil health used in sub-tropical vegetables
- Physical, chemical and biological indicators of soil health
- The success of grower soil training days – UTE GUIDE
Many soil related issues were raised in the
grouped into major themes including:
measuring soil health, raising soil
organic matter and reducing soil
The groups views will help
develop better targeted R&D levy
proposals on soil health.
Healthy Soils Program
We need healthy soils to grow healthy plants at low cost.
issues for vegetables include erosion, compaction,… Go to article.