Soils for Life Blog

Soils for Life Blog


MAXIMISING RAINFALL INFILTRATION FOR PRODUCTION 17 Jan 2013 last week) and maximise rainfall infiltration and retention to support longer production times, Soils for Life case study participants have focused on improving soil…
MANAGING OUR WATER IN A CHANGING CLIMATE 10 Jan 2013 Australians are also some of the highest per capita consumers of water and yet Australia is the driest inhabited continent with variable rainfalls.
MORE THAN JUST N, P, K 20 Dec 2012 case study farms have demonstrated how to build healthy soils and the production outcomes that can subsequently be achieved. By building good levels of…
THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SOIL BIOLOGY 13 Dec 2012 case studies have demonstrated that by supporting the biological activity in their soil, they can increase the nutrient availability, health and productivity of their…
IMPROVING THE CARBON CONTENT OF SOIL 06 Dec 2012 last week's post for why that's important. Soil organic carbon (SOC) is the main constituent of soil organic matter (SOM). SOM is formed by…
WHY ‘SOILS FOR LIFE’? 29 Nov 2012 last week and you can understand how a good cover of vegetation helps hold the soil together in extreme weather events such as flooding…
THE REGENERATIVE SOIL-WATER-VEGETATION CYCLE 22 Nov 2012 Together in a natural system, soil, water and vegetation - supported by a constant flow of solar energy - provide a regenerative cycle. Improving…
ABOUT THE SOILS FOR LIFE BLOG 20 Nov 2012 Soils for Life aims to encourage and support the wide adoption of regenerative landscape management by Australian farmers and land managers. To achieve this,…