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    Winton - 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.Β 

    Guest speakers: Brad Costin (Agriculture Victoria); Zac EconomouΒ (Vic Ag Services); Jim ShoveltonΒ (Meridian Agriculture)

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

    Date:Β 16 May, 2024Β 

    Time:Β 10am - 3pm (please arrive at 9.30 am for registrations)Β 

    Address: 341 Winton-Lurg Road, WINTON 3673Β  Vic (look out for Landcare signs)Β 

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

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    Schedule:

    9.30 am – Registrations open

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

    Midday – Lunch; presentations from Jim Shovelton and Zac Economou and consultations about your soil test Β 

    3pm – Finish

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    Bookings essential -Β please book your ticket by the 1st May

    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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