Increasing Soil Carbon
These projects are supported by the Goulburn Broken CMA and the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program.
What does Net Zero mean for Irrigation and mixed business farmers?
This discussion focuses on the changes to practise and activities required to achieve net zero.
Speakers Dr Cassandra Schefe; Leader of the “Cool Soil Initiative”, an industry program to support reductions in GHG emissions in cropping, and Dr Kate Burke agri-strategist, author and keynote speaker. This program focuses on the impact of net zero to the activities and practises of irrigation and mixed business farmers, and discusses how they can prepare.
Watch the Webinar below…
Agriculture Victoria –
Increasing soil carbon to ameliorate compaction in irrigated soil
This program aims to assess the potential of applying crop residues to an irrigated soil in order to improve soil carbon.
Dr Susan Orgill, Leader, Soil R&D South, Soil and Water R&D Unit, NSW DPI, Wagga Wagga Agricultural Institute
Damian Jones, Trials Manager, Irrigated Cropping Council
This webinar focused on increasing awareness about the local research into building soil carbon, and practical strategies to build soil organic carbon on farm.
On Farm Demonstration
This project is supported by the Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority’s ‘From the Ground Up’ program through funding from the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program.