Archive: September 2019

Soil CRC on NSW Country Hour: Is drought the right time to think about improving soil health?

Dr Michael Crawford, CEO of the Soil CRC talks about the challenges of improving soil health while facing a drought. ...

Soil CRC on The Country Hour: Translating soil science into usable practice for farmers

Soil CRC researcher Professor Melanie Bryant explains some of their research about how we can work with farmers so they're able to let researchers know their concerns about soil management....

Profile: Federation University Australia

Federation University Australia is home to the Centre for eResearch and Digital Innovation (CeRDI) who contributor a strong team of researchers to the Soil CRC. ...

Project Update: Surveying farm practices

At the workshop at North Central CMA Project: Surveying on farm practices Project Leader: Dr Hanabeth Luke – Southern Cross University Program: 1 Duration: Two years Famers manage 60% of Australia’s land. Hence, the collective behaviour of individual farmers can have a significant impact on ...

Profile: Dr Richard Doyle

It is hard to have a conversation with Richard Doyle that doesn't somehow end up leading to soil. That's why he was the perfect choice for Program Leader at the Soil CRC.  ...

Five with a farmer group – Burdekin Productivity Services

Burdekin Productivity Services is a not-for-profit grower and miller owned organisation in far north Queensland. We caught up with Rob Milla, Manager, for a five minute chat....

Soil CRC Patron reappointed as National Soils Advocate

Patron of the Soil CRC, Major General the Honourable Michael Jeffery was reappointed as National Soils Advocate by Prime Minister, Scott Morrison at the Bush Summit in Dubbo last week. The role of National Soils Advocate will be reinstated as the Prime Minister recognises the importance of healthy s...

Prime Minister praises Soil CRC

The Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, today praised the efforts of the Soil CRC at the Bush Summit in Dubbo. ...

Soil CRC in Water Source: Could liquid biosolids help grow Australia’s agricultural industry?

Producing biosolids in liquid form could inject new life into Australia's soils. ...

Soil CRC in Farmers Weekly New Zealand

Soil CRC Partner, Landcare Research New Zealand is spending more of its time and money studying hotly-debated black-box questions about the relationship between carbon, nitrogen and water in soil. ...

NSW EPA joins the Soil CRC

The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has joined the Soil CRC as a Partner....

Five minutes with a farmer group: West Midlands Group

The Soil CRC caught up with a very busy Nathan Craig – the Executive Officer from West Midlands Group for a five minute chat....