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Field Day - Soil Health and Water Use

Fleurieu Forward Farming

Tuesday, 15 May 2018 from 9:15 am to 3:30 pm (ACST)

Field Day - Soil Health and Water Use

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Soil Health Field Day
Entry Fee and Lunch provided. Note gluten and vegetarian options will be available. If you have further diet needs please contact organiser.
12/05/2018 $25.00 $0.00

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Soil Health and Water Use


Tuesday 15 May 2018 -  9:00 am – 3:30 pm.

Koolah - 2581 Range Rd Willow Creek, SA

$25  Includes lunch  



Keynote speaker Deane Belfield - Regenerative Australian Farmers

Biological vs chemical farming what’s the difference, can they work together?  Be paid to build your soil carbon.

Over 20 Soil health exhibitor displays- Liming sources and ordering, biochar, soil health ameliorants, soil moisture probes, soil testing services, farm groups and support, regenerative grazing groups, native grasses information, measuring pasture health.

Other Presenters - Tom Nicholas - Healthy Soils Australia, Melissa Rebbeck - Climate & Agriculture Support Pty Ltd, Peter Toombe - TOIP Telemetry Specialist, Greg Mitchell - Fp Ag, Jeremy Nelson - Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources

Build resilience in your farming system

Understand chemical vs biological farming

See local dryland soil health trials and plant available water response

Hear what has worked for local and national farmers to improve soil health

See results from irrigated dairy trials

Can carbon credits apply?


Walk away with practical skills to improve soil health water and farm resilience!

For more information contact Melissa Rebbeck on 0427 273 727, e-mail: Agenda and more details at 



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Willow Creek - 20 Mins East of Victor Harbor
Koolah- 2581 Range Rd
Willow Creek, SA 5211

Tuesday, 15 May 2018 from 9:15 am to 3:30 pm (ACST)

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Fleurieu Forward Farming

The Fleurieu Forward Farming steering committee was formed in April 2016, as a cooperative venture between the Parawa Agricultural Bureau and the Fleurieu Beef Group, also involving local independent agribusiness consultants, to provide oversight for projects looking at soil fertility and health issues that affect pasture and thus grazing enterprise productivity, in the western Fleurieu Peninsula sub-region of SA.

Projects have included literature reviews, field trials, field days, case study trial sites, soil moisture probes and workshops. Current and past projects can be viewed under our projects tab and include:
• A review of past soil research carried out on the Fleurieu Peninsula
• Biochar trials
• pH and EM mapping demonstrations
• Soil health case studies under conventional and alternative farming systems
• Soil health replicated trials

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