Cootamundra Field Day: Small Water Cycle, Soil Carbon, and Soil Health Self-Monitoring Training

July 13, 2023 9:30 AM

2419 Burley Griffin Way, Wallendbeen

Get to know the health of your soil through simple DIY tests in this practical field day lead by Soil Scientist, Philip Mulvey.

We'll discuss the importance of mending and maintaining the small water cycle and how to build and track soil carbon on your farm.

Topics will include:

  • What is a healthy water cycle?
  • Actions that contribute to loss of water cycle
  • Maintaining a healthy water cycle
  • Why carbon in soil requires water cycling
  • How carbon in soil builds drought resilience
  • Measuring carbon in soil as a crop
  • DIY Soil Assessment in practice using Ryzo's Soil Properties Observation Tests (SPOT).
  • Q&A Session

Demo & Prac: we invite you to bring about 250g of your best and worst top soil and soil from 30 cm deep and 4 empty jars to participate.

A donation tin for CanAssist Cootamundra will be available on the day.

Please RSVP to Adam Gammon 0447 040 222 to book your spot