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    Improving pastures, soil health and productivity

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    Improving pastures, soil health and productivity

    Learn how to use your soil test results to make better farm decisions at our field day and soil pit demonstration. A free event. 

    Guest speakers: Brad Costin (Agriculture Victoria); Lisa Warn (Lisa Warn Ag Consulting); Jim Shovelton (Meridian Agriculture)

    • Find out why we soil test and when to soil test 
    • Learn how to read your pastures when taking core samples to know where to test 
    • How to set up fertiliser strips to help identify constraints to pasture growth 
    • Soil pit and soil interpretation - what grows below 10 cm? 
    • Bring your soil test results for a one-on-one chat with a consultant

    Date: 11th April, 2024 

    Time: 9.30am - 3pm (please arrive at 9am for registrations) 

    Address: School House Lane & Hogans Lane, Moranding Vic (look out for Landcare signs) 

    **This event will be held outdoors, please wear enclosed footwear and dress for the conditions**

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    Schedule:

    9am – Registrations open

    9.30am – In the paddock at Moranding for site analysis, interpretation of soil, setting up test strip and soil pit

    Midday – Kilmore Library for lunch; presentations from Jim Shovelton and Lisa Warn and consultations about your soil test  

    3pm – Finish

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    Bookings essential - please book your ticket by the 4th April

    For enquiries please contact Kerri Robson: 0418 140 710 or email landcare2@iinet.net.au

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    This project is funded by the Australian Government.


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