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"Illawong" Field Day

Join the Soils For Life team on Wednesday 8 May, 2019 on one of our latest case study farms. Cost: $10 lunch contribution supporting local Holbrook community RSVP: Monday 6 May, 0262736647 or Aoife@soilsforlife.org.au      

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Dirt matters - a journey in the mycobiome

Date: Monday 13th May 2019 Venue: Tombarra Events and Accommodation, 585 Northangara Rd, Mongarlowe. Time: 9:30am for a 10am start. Workshop concludes at 4pm. Cost: $65 – includes morning tea and lunch.    

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Celebrity soil and farm health event

Friday 5 April, 2019, $15 including lunch Morning session - 10am @ Club Bombala with Nicole Masters Dr. Nicole Masters is a renowned soil scientist and high-value educator. Nicole will set the pace for the day and ensure that you leave with a clear idea of how you can enhance your farm activities and make our rural communities healthy and robust. Afternoon session - 1pm field visit with Nicole Masters Field visits to Charlie and Anne Maslin, Gunningrah & Angus Hobson, Bukalong. RSVP - Monday 1 April Download the flyer for more information      

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SOILS FOR LIFE WORKSHOP AT THIRD GLOBAL SOIL SECURITY AND PLANETARY HEALTH CONFERENCE

Soils For Life is honoured to present a workshop alongside some of our fellow international experts at the Third Global Soil Security and Planetary Health Conference. When: Friday 7 December 2018 from 9.00am to 1.00pm Where: Abercrombie Business School, University of Sydney, Lecture theatre 1050 Darlington Ln & Abercrombie St, Darlington NSW 2006 FREE EVENT Contact Niree Creed to register (nireecreed@gmail.com) PROGRAM 9.00 Introduction and welcome – Facilitator 9.10 National Soil Advocate’s report – Restore the Soil, Prosper the Nation Questions ....

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SOILS FOR LIFE & LLS WESTERN FIELD DAY YOUR TRUE WEALTH LIES IN YOUR GRASS NOT YOUR ANIMALS

Soils for Life,Local Land Services Western Region (LLS) and property owner, Angus Whyte hosted the second field day on one of our Western Division Resilient Landscape Project case study properties, Wyndham Station. Gus presented how working with nature and ensuring that the land consistently improves has produced an increased carrying capacity and quality products on Wyndham Station. Guest speaker, Nigel Kerin led discussion on topic ....

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SOILS FOR LIFE FIELD DAY BIODIVERSITY, RESILIENCE & PRODUCTION

Soils for Life teamed with Local Land Services Western Region (LLS) to host our second this field day on Gilgunnia Station. The field day showcased the regenerative practices on Gilgunnia Station and included presentations by Ashley McMurtrie (property owner) on moving from an annual to a perennial polyculture and the importance of ecological capital; Anne Kerle (Ecologist) on pest resistance, rainfall, seasonal response and the oasis affect; Susan Orgill (Soil Scientist) on the value of humus, soil protection and building, water holding, soil biology and decomposition; ....

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SOILS FOR LIFE FIELD DAY BUILDING A RESILIENT LANDSCAPE

Soils for Life teamed with Local Land Services Western Region(LLS) to host this field day on one of our Western Division Resilient Landscape Project case study properties, Gilgunnia Station. The field day showcased the regenerative practices on Gilgunnia Station - ....

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EROSION CONTROL & LANDSCAPE ENGINEERING WORKSHOP

Soils for Life partnered with Local Land Services Western Region(LLS) to host this workshop on one of our Western Division Resilient Landscape Project case study properties, Wyndham Station. We talked about some of the techniques property owner Angus Whyte is using to restore soil health, vegetative cover and landscape function, which help to minimise erosion and build resilience to drought. Darryl ....