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Tech Tooling Soil and Plant Health

The Project is targeted towards landholders interested in managing their soils for sustained production and maintenance of ecosystems integrity. The emergence of soil related emphasis i.e. soil carbon accumulation / prospective trading under ERF, Drought Management, Stewardship and net zero emissions attainment at the farm systems level is demanding greater awareness and verification of tracking. A low cost entry point is portable hand held technology suited for quick reference to support decision making. The project seeks to fulfil this demand and deliver basic awareness, training and networking opportunities for landholders to access and become familiar with the usage of such. The extension and adoption elements of the project is aligned with the R&D studies related to soil health, plant interactions and system approaches the COBWA Group is doing in collaboration with the WA Grower Group Alliance network and regional NRM Group Wheatbelt NR. 

Project date

15 May 2022-15 Jun 2023
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Principal investigator

David McFall

Research organisations

Certified Organic Biodynamic Western Australia Inc

Project funded by

Multiple industries
Alternative protein Aquaculture Cereal grains Cross industry Essential oils Fruits Game Honey bees Nuts Other rural industries Pasture, fodder & feed Poultry Pulse grains

AgriFutures Australia

AgriFutures Australia proudly focuses on building a rich future for Australian agriculture. We live and work in the regions and …

Multiple industries
Alternative protein Aquaculture Cereal grains Cross industry Essential oils Fruits Game Honey bees Nuts Other rural industries Pasture, fodder & feed Poultry Pulse grains
  • Location

    Australia

  • Organisation type

    Research funding body

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  • Research organisation

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