June 28, 2018 08:30:00 - 17:00:00
morning tea provided
afternoon tea provided
This full day workshop will cover: Soil basics, understanding soil biology, improving soil quality and growing nutrient dense food, constructing a high nutrient compost heap, building a farm scale worm farm and reading and interpreting your soil test
Presented by Bruce Davison: Grazier, enquiring farmer and soil specialist.
Bruce has an advanced diploma of agriculture and advanced diploma of agribusiness management. Bruce has also trained in soil chemistry and plant nutrition, compost and compost tea making, Holistic management and certificate IV in training and assessment. Bruce is self employed as a farmer and soil consultant.
We encourage all interested participants to undertake a subsidised soil test prior to the event. Please contact us for more information.
The workshop will be held from 9am-5pm on Thursday 28 June at the Lecture Room, Australian Rural Education Centre (AREC).
Attendance is $35 for Watershed Landcare members and $45 for non-members and includes morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and the Soilsmith usb. The Soilsmith usb contains a lot of reading and reference material plus the soil nutrient spreadsheet which is the centrepiece of the workshop as it enables farmers to make their own decisions on soil management.
To register please contact Watershed Landcare Coordinator, Agness Knapik, on 0435 055 439, email.