Event

Limestone Coast Landscape Board Healthy Soils Series

13 May 2021 until 18 August 2021

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The Limestone Coast Landscape Board invite you to join us for a series of FREE webinars on healthy soils to assist landholders, primary producers, advisors and anyone wanting to improve their understanding of soils.

The five part healthy soils series which is being provided by the Limestone Coast Landscape Board will delve into topics such as soils of the Limestone Coast, what makes fertile soil, soil carbon and biology, clay and sandy soil.

Within the Limestone Coast region there are 62 different types of soil, of these up to 59% make up key soils such as sandy or clay soils. Through the understanding of soils and their constraints, landholders can make effective on farm decisions resulting in a boost to their bottom line. The webinars and workshop are a key step in the Limestone Coast Landscape Board supporting primary producers to increase production in balance with sustainable management of resources and our Landscape.

Webinar Series

  • Soils of the Limestone Coast- Thursday, May 13 from 3pm
  • What makes a soil fertile- Wednesday,  June 2 from 7pm
  • Soil carbon and biology- Wednesday, June 23 from 7pm
  • Improving productivity on Sandy Soils- Wednesday, July 28 from 7pm
  • Improving productivity on Clay Soils- Wednesday, August 18 from 7pm

The soil webinars, which are free for all participants will feature presentations from highly respected speakers on healthy soils with a focus on the particular soils of the Limestone Coast. 

Presenters

  • Melissa Fraser - Senior Soils Consultant with PIRSA Rural Solutions - Sustainable Agriculture soils and sandy soil
  • Amanda Schapel – Senior Soils Consultant with PIRSA Rural Solutions - Sustainable agriculture soils and carbon
  • Claire Dennerly - Sustainable Agriculture Consultant with PIRSA Rural Solutions - Sustainable agriculture, soils and dung beetles

To register your participation in the series click HERE

Anyone who is involved with soils in the Limestone Coast is encouraged to consider the various topics the webinars cover, register your interest and an invitation will be emailed to registered participants with a link to each webinar.

 All webinars will be recorded and participants will have the option to access a recording of each webinar after the events.

Location

Anyone who is involved with soils in the Limestone Coast is encouraged to consider the various topics the workshops, register your interest and an invitation will be emailed to registered participants with a link to each webinar.

All webinars will be recorded and participants will have the option to access a recording of each webinar after the events.

 

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