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Bundaberg, QLD field event: Sustainable soil management

14 March @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Delivered in conjunction with Soil Wealth Integrated Crop Protection, VegNET, and PotatoLink. Join this field event where you will gain insights on how to maximise crop returns through improved soil health and input use efficiency.

Topics include:

  1. Rotations – breaking the cropping cycle with cover crops, how to choose the right species, considerations for timing of planting, termination and termination methods.
  2. Managing the cost of inputs – with a focus on nitrogen, nitrogen budgeting, the use of legumes to supply nitrogen.
  3. Soil biology – its functions in the soil, practices that build it and degrade it, tools for measuring it, understanding it (including its challenges).
  4. Improving soil health – reduced tillage, building soil organic matter, structure, infiltration, soil biology.


South Kolan, Queensland