Soil Pit Event – Innovations in Soil Science

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Date(s) - Friday, June 9, 2023
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Creightons Creek Hall


A Soil Science event open to all farmers and landholders, this is a great opportunity to engage and ask questions with the Soil Science Australia team and other soil professionals on site at a soil pit.

Topics will include:

– Soil profile descriptions
– Management considerations
– Understanding landscape process
– Practical session in soil texturing, pH, stability, structure and identifying soil constraints and soil layers/horizons

Guest presenters:

Dr Gary Clark; Lecturer, Animal Plant & Soil Sciences, La Trobe University

David Rees and Richard MacEwan; ‘Soil Science Australia Members’, Soil Pedologists

Jim Shovelton; Director and Senior Consultant, Meridian Agriculture

Brad Costin; (DEECA) Agriculture Victoria

Please note this event is held outdoors on a rural property. Please wear appropriate footwear and clothing for outdoors.

Please RSVP by Friday 2nd June, bookings essential.

Register via Humanitix at:

For enquiries, please contact Kerri Robson: 0418 140 710

This project is funded by the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program.

The event is a joint partnership between Soil Science Australia, Gecko Clan Landcare Network & Agriculture Victoria.

Agriculture Victoria is working with Victorian farmers and industry to prepare for, respond to and recover from natural disasters, including floods and storms.

Please click here for flyer – Soil Science Soil Pit Public Event