Category: In the Media

The real dirt on carbon farming

Are the expectations of soil carbon realistic? ...

Soil CRC shines the spotlight on soil health

From Soil Wealth and Integrated Crop Protection website: Underperforming agricultural soils cost Australian farmers billions of dollars in lost revenue each year – but the good news is that all is not yet lost for our soils.  “Our purpose is to undertake soil research and development (R&...

Soil fungi could help reduce climate change

From Cosmos magazine: It’s not enough anymore to simply cut back on CO2....

Partnership to overcome soil constraints

A partnership between one of the world's leading silicon fertiliser companies, Agripower, and the Soil CRC was announced last week....

Soil carbon sequestration: how will it work?

Soil carbon sequestration seems like a win for everyone....

Cover cropping trials to improve soil moisture

Soil CRC PhD student, Hanlu Zhang from the University of Southern Queensland is running a trial to find out how cover cropping affects soil moisture and yield....

Soil science critical to food production in a climate challenged future

From Australian University Science magazine: Australian farming is backed by a century of soil science critical to our capability to support food production in a climate challenged future. This feature article highlights the contribution that the Soil CRC is making to address these challenges and s...

How soil research renaissance will have on-farm impacts

From FarmOnline: SOIL science is in the midst of a research renaissance....

Biochar: an ancient waste-to-value product

From AU Manufacturing: A miracle all-in-one soil improver, waste disposer and planet saviour, or a biomassive waste of time?...

Soil carbon: what role can it play in reducing Australia’s emissions?

From The Guardian Australia, featuring Soil CEO, Dr Michael Crawford. ...

Farmers look to carbon capture to tackle emissions

Dr Michael Crawford, CEO of the Soil CRC says more research and data are needed for farmers to make the best possible decisions on carbon storage....

Soil carbon – if it is cheaper to measure, will it increase faster?

Reducing soil carbon measurement costs and saying it will increase soil carbon sequestration is like saying “get a better stopwatch and you will run faster”....