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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: ....