* Free - Soil Biology Workshop
"Exploring The Life In Your Soil" With Kristy Youman
In this 'hands on' and interactive workshop you will learn the essentials of soil biology; soil microbes, soil organisms, plant roots and organic matter. The day includes looking at soil biology tests as well as practical ways to assess soil biology on the farm. The main ways to improve soil biology in farming and grazing enterprises are also introduced. We will look at:
- Introduction to the soil community
- Why soil biology matters
- Soil microbes
- Soil organisms
- Plant roots
- Organic matter
- Assessing soil biology
- How to improve your soil's biology
Morning tea and lunch will be provided so RSVP's are essential - to secure your seat use this link - https://www.stickytickets.com.au/T5EA6
Please remember to bring along your 20cm x 20cm cube of soil with pasture or plants growing on top, include some legumes if possible.
Please note: Some of the included activities may be outdoors so please ensure you wear suitable clothing including footwear.
This is a 'free' full-day workshop jointly funded by the Commonwealth and the New South Wales Government under the Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements and we thank them for their support with this project.