Category: News

Soil CRC researchers chosen as finalists

Two Soil CRC researchers have been selected as finalists in the Cooperative Research Centres Association’s Early Career Researcher competition....

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....

Project Update: Evaluating alternative rhizobial carriers

Several promising rhizobial carrier materials have been developed in the project so far. ...

Profile: Professor Megh Mallavarapu

Professor Megh Mallavarapu’s passion lies with the incredible microbiology of the soil. ...

Partner Profile: SAGIT

SAGIT is a major partner in the Soil CRC. They are a charitable trust, and unlike our other major partners, do not provide research capability to the CRC, but they do contribute cash....

First Soil CRC PhD thesis submission!

We are very excited to announce that Soil CRC PhD student Xiangyu Liu from Griffith University is the first of our PhD cohort to submit his thesis!...

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...

Farmers consulted in investment round

Planning for the next round of Soil CRC research investment has begun....

Five minutes with a farmer group – SPAA

SPAA is Australia’s leading independent precision agriculture research, development, and extension organisation. ...

Building soil knowledge in grower groups

This project has successfully increased the soil knowledge and technical capacity in grower groups, Landcare groups and NRM organisations....

New expertise joins the Soil CRC

The Soil CRC will increase its soil research capacity with two distinguished scientists joining one of its partner universities. ...

Five minutes with a farmer group – Facey Group

Facey Group aims to bring the community together to explore new farming methods and systems to improve the economic, social and environmental sustainability of their region. ...