Sydney Shale soil pit workshop

Local Land Services and Young Farmers Connect invite you to join a soil pit workshop to learn more about the soils on your farm.
Soil knowledge is a precursor to regenerative and sustainable land management. Know your soils to know what to do.
This one-day workshop will focus on the issues and solutions for managing the properties of soils formed on Wiannamatta Shale. This is a limited opportunity to learn from leading experts from the NSW Soil Knowledge Network, Greg Chapmen, Roy Lawrie and Tony Voller.
The workshop will provide you with skills to understand your property’s land and soil characteristics and to identify management options that align with your goals.
From the topsoil to the deeper layers of your soil, this workshop will address:

  • Working with your soils to inform farm planning
  • Soil sampling and characterisation
  • Soil health and fertility management

The soils on your property?
You will take away knowledge and skills that can be applied to all soil types. The workshop will deep dive into clay soils found predominantly in south-west Sydney and you will see that these soils can vary, even across a paddock.

Register HERE

This project is supported by Young Farmers Connect, Greater Sydney Local Land Services, NSW Department of Primary Industries and NSW Soil Knowledge Network, through funding from the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program and NAB Foundation.

30 Mar 2023 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Greater Sydney

Trish Smith
Madeleine Florin

Related news

Related events

Greater Sydney
Swift Parrot
25 Mar 2023 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Learn why and how to Save a Swifty

The Narara Eco Village and Local Land Services invite you to enjoy a practical day supporting nature with experts and li...

View event
Greater Sydney; South East
26 May 2023 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Healthy Soils Symposium

On 26 May 2023, South East and Greater Sydney Local Land Services will combine forces to hold a Healthy Soils Sympo...

View event
Greater Sydney
29 Nov 2022 1:00 pm - 1 Dec 2022 12:00 pm
Riverbank Rehabilitation Project pop up events

Members of our Riverbank Rehabilitation Project team are hosting pop up events to talk to flood impacted rural landholde...

View event