Category: News

Project Update: Smelling soil

Farmers often intuitively assess soil by smell. There's evidence that the fingerprint of gases emitted from soil can identify the composition and activity of the microbial community which relates to soil health. ...

Parliamentary Friends of Soil group announced

A Parliamentary Friends of Soil group has been established, chaired by Deputy Prime Minister the Hon Michael McCormack, with the Hon Linda Burney MP acting as co-chair....

Five with a farmer group – AIR EP

In May this year, the Lower Eyre Agricultural Development Association (LEADA) and the Eyre Peninsula Agricultural Research Foundation (EPARF) officially amalgamated to form AIR EP....

Partner Profile: Southern Cross University

The team of Soil CRC researchers from Southern Cross University work in the School of Environment, Science and Engineering; Southern Cross Plant Science and the Centre for Organics Research....

Profile: Mark Morrison – Environmental Economist

Unlike many of the researchers who work for the Soil CRC, Professor Mark Morrison’s academic life didn’t begin with soil. ...

Soil CRC Patron steps down

The inaugural Patron of the Soil CRC, Major General the Hon. Michael Jeffery will step down from his role as Patron, effective immediately....

Central West Farming Systems’ Diana Fear selected for NFF Diversity in Agriculture Leadership Program

CEO of Central West Farming Systems is one of 12 women to be selected for the NFF Leadership program. ...

Five with a farmer group – MacKillop Farm Management Group

MFMG operates in the south east of South Australia where they have high rainfall zones and winter dominant rainfall....

Project Update: New products for subsoil constraints

The project team has made significant progress in developing new organic-based gypsum and lime products....

Seeing the bigger picture: From fungi to regenerative agriculture

It took Dr Gwen Grelet a little while before she discovered her passion for ecology and how various types of living creatures are interconnected (including humans!)....

Partner Profile: The University of Newcastle

As the host organisation for the Soil CRC, the University of Newcastle is well positioned to provide research expertise and resources that give farmers the knowledge and tools they need to make decisions about complex soil management issues....

Future proofing our soils

New research from the Soil CRC is showing how we can naturally care for the fragile soils of Australia, the mainstay for our food, biodiversity and water future. ...