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On-farm composting abd soil health field day

Healthy Land and Water
07 MAR 2022
9.00 AM - 12.30 PM
Gerber Farms | 76 Clarendon Station Rd, Lowood Qld 4311
05 Mar
5.00 PM

Come along and learn more about an on-farm trial re-using dairy manure, crop residues and green waste to make compost for improving soil health, sustainable crop production and drought resilience.

Agricultural consultant, Mr David Hall, will lead discussions on the benefits and practical management considerations of on-farm composting and application of compost to crops & pastures.

The Field Day will cover the following main topics:

  • What is compost and understanding the composting process.
  • Benefits of compost for restoring valuable organic matter to the soil, improving soil structure and moisture retention, improving soil carbon and biological activity.
  • Practical management implications for on-farm composting.
  • Application of compost and re-cycled organic materials to crops & pastures.

Morning tea will be provided.


As numbers are limited, please RSVP to ensure you don't miss out.

RSVP by 5th March 2022 to Marc Leman, Healthy Land & Water or 0417 643 586.