Soil Health Field Days to benefit north west graziers

USEFUL NEWS: Southern Gulf Catchments NRM will host soil health forums in Julia Creek, Richmond and Hughenden next month.
USEFUL NEWS: Southern Gulf Catchments NRM will host soil health forums in Julia Creek, Richmond and Hughenden next month.

Graziers will grasp a better understanding of their soil practices when three Soil Health Field Days are held across north west Queensland in May.

Hosted by Southern Gulf Catchments NRM, agro-ecologist David Hardwick will offer his 20 years of sustainable agriculture experience at the field days.

They will be held on successive days in Julia Creek, Richmond and finally Hughenden.

Specialising in soils business, Mr Hardwick will outline how to assess and determine the condition of soils and he will also explore conventional and alternative fertilisers, biologicals, grazing management and soil amendments.

The Soil Health Field Days will be held in Julia Creek on May 23, Richmond May 24 and Hughenden May 25.

To register for one of the forums contact Pru on 0428 888 079 or email landcare@southerngulf.com.au