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Start Time & Date
10:00am, Friday the 6th of April, 2018
End Time & Date
3:00pm, Friday the 6th of April, 2018
Location
Glengarry Hall. Cairnbrook Road,Glengarry VIC, Australia 3854
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What does your soil need to be healthy?

The Latrobe Catchment Landcare Network is excited to bring Declan McDonald to Gippsland to talk about soil health.

This workshop will be an introduction to soil health, but more importantly, it will help farmers regain control over the fertility of their soils. Topics covered include understanding soil test results, what soils need to be 'healthy', and what good soil looks like.

Core concepts will be discussed in the morning before heading into the field after lunch for a hands-on investigation of soils.

Morning Tea and lunch will be provided.

This is a FREE event.

Bio Declan McDonald is SESL Australia's Senior Soil Scientist. Declan is a Certified Professional Soil Scientist (CPSS) and holds a BSc in Urban Horticulture and a Master of Sustainable Agriculture (Soils). He has held key roles in local government, as well as key technical roles as Principal Land Management Officer with the Tasmanian government and as Statewide Specialist - Productive Soils with the Victorian State Government.

In 2014 Declan opened the Victorian office of SESL Australia. In this role he develops soil fertility management plans for farmers, and undertakes soil investigations on problem sites.

RSVP Essential www.trybooking.com/360804 marniee@wgcma.vic.gov.au 0472 503 088

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Event updated by Marnie Ellis.

6 months ago

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