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ASTURE CROPPING AND GRAZING MANAGEMENT

Hosted by Soils for Life case study participant Colin Seis of Winona near Gulgong, NSW. This field day looked at Colin's experiences with, and outstanding results from, pasture cropping and grazing management. PROGRAM: The day included presentations by: - David Marsh, Boorowa farmer and Soils for Life Board Member ....

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MANAGING RAINFALL FOR PRODUCTION OUTCOMES

Hosted by Soils for Life case study participants Shane and Shan Joyce of Dukes Plain near Theodore, QLD. This field day demonstrated the Joyce's experiences and production outcomes with a focus on holding water in soil and the interaction of grass, trees and soil water. The day included presentations by: ....

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COMPETITIVE EXCLUSION TO MANAGE WEEDS: IDEAS FOR SMALL AND LARGE HOLDINGS

Hosted by Soils for Life case study participant Martin Royds of Jillamatong near Braidwood, NSW. This field day demonstrated the regenerative techniques Martin has used to manage weeds, and his experiences and positive production outcomes from implementing complementary practices founded on Holistic Management thinking. The day included presentations by: ....

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MANAGING SALINE LAND

Hosted by Soils for Life case study participants John and Robyn Ive of Talaheni not far from Canberra, ACT. This field day demonstrated the amazing achievements on the Ive's once saline-affected property supported by over 30 years of detailed monitoring and measurement. The day included a paddock tour to observe salinity monitoring, vegetation cover and pasture development. Read the wrap up and view the photos on our Facebook page... Download the Field Day presentation: John Ive, property owner - 'Managing Salt-Affected Land: Our Journey' (includes speaking notes) ....

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HOLISTICALLY MANAGING FOR NATURE & RURAL PRODUCTION

Hosted by Soils for Life case study participant Tim Wright of Lananear Uralla, NSW. This field day demonstrated Tim Wright’s transition to Holistic Management practices on Lana and the positive environmental and production outcomes he has achieved. This event was organised and supported by Soils for Life and Southern New England Landcare (SNELCC) Read the wrap up and view the photos on our Facebook page... Download the Field Day presentations: Tim Wright, property owner - economic and production information ....

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TURNING SAND INTO SOIL USING BIOLOGICAL SOIL SCIENCE

Hosted by Soils for Life case study participant David Clayfield of Clover Estate near Mt Gambier, SA. This field day showcased how biological methods can build soil structure and fertility, reduce irrigation water needs and how they improved productivity of dairy heifers on Clover Estate. Read the wrap up... Visit the South East SA breakfast radio site to listen to the interview with Soils for Life Chairman and Advocate for Soil Health Michael Jeffery on the day. Download the Field Day presentations: Soils for Life Presentation ....

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USING SOIL FERTILITY TO MANAGE WEEDS

Hosted by Soils for Life case study participants Greg and Sally Chappell of Shannon Vale Station near Glen Innes, NSW. This field day showcased Greg and Sally's change from conventional to innovative practices, with a focus on soil health. Read the wrap up... Download the Agronomist's presentation: ....