Unlocking the Plant Soil Link - Field Day and Workshop with Soil First Tasmania

Internationally renowned independent soil and plant health educator will be visiting Northern Tas. This 2 day visit will see a free field day/seminar followed by a paid workshop.

Our soil is the foundation of our health, our livelihoods, our communities. Joel will be able to communicate detailed integrated approaches to profitable and regenerative farming. We will look at the big picture and unpack the fascinating and critical relationships between plants and soil that growers can benifit from.

The day will comprise of theory, followed by lunch. The afternoon will include a farm visit to one of our Soil First Tas cover crop trial sites.

Joel will be able to answer questions on managing biology and it's relationships to plant health and soil fertility. He has some important info on how to offset the negative effects of ground work and chemical applications as well as a world of knowledge on reduced tillage and erosion options in production.

How exactly do you best improve your organic matter levels? How do I maximise production without degrading my soil? How do I combat disease by improving plant health? How do I reduce erosion events and get my crop in the ground? These are all questions up for discussion.

The second day will concentrate on advanced plant nutrition and soil interactions as well as practical examples of efficient and alternative input systems and methods of production. Day 2 will be an informative workshop style day, with limited numbers (30). This workshop will fill fast so don't take long to decide, commit to expanding your knowledge in the soil and plant nutrition link.

Starts 10 sharp arrive for a cuppa from 9:30

These events will be held in the Latrobe Memorial Hall, Cnr Gilbert and James St, Latrobe. Lunch is included.

Presented by Soil First Tasmania with assistance from Cradle Coast NRM, Landcare Tasmania and The Tasmanian Landcare Fund.


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July 23, 2019 at 9:30am - July 24, 2019
Latrobe Memorial Hall
170 Gilbert St
Latrobe, TAS 7307
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Theresa Chapman