Category: News

Challenges in making soil-carbon sequestration a worthwhile policy

Soil CEO Dr Michael Crawford co-writes this article with David Pannell....

The real dirt on carbon farming

Are the expectations of soil carbon realistic? ...

What drives farmer decisions?

This project aimed to find out what drives farm management decisions....

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 CRC at Innovation Showcase

Last week, a small team from the Soil CRC headed to Canberra to showcase our collaborative soil research at the Cooperative Research Australia Innovation Showcase....

PhD student profile – Cameron Copeland

Cameron discovered that he loved his degree so much that instead of pursing professional rugby league, he chose a PhD. ...

Why soil management practices are adopted

A recently completed Soil CRC project investigated why new tools and approaches for improving soil management are under-used by farmers, and how adoption can be improved....

Soil CRC contributes to drought research

A foundational Soil CRC project is contributing to important drought resilience research....

International Women’s Day and listening to female farmers

Across the Soil CRC, women lead and work on research teams, advocate, communicate, administer, facilitate and tirelessly work towards improving the health and productivity of Australia’s soils....

Soil CRC PhD graduate lands job with farmer group

In a serendipitous turn of events, CRC PhD graduate Md. Zahangir Hossain has just begun his role of Cropping Systems Officer at the West Midlands Group (WMG) in Western Australia....

Five minutes with a farmer group – Wheatbelt NRM

Wheatbelt NRM began life as the Avon Catchment Council, and have been operating in the wheatbelt region of southern Western Australia for around for 20 years. ...

Herbicide residues in soil

This project is investigating the potential for sampling and analysis of herbicide residue concentrations in soil to help inform decisions on which crops can be safely planted....