Links relating to soils and their role in farming systems
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: Environmental Protection Agency (Tasmania)
The EPA’s purpose is to regulate developments and activities that may impact on environmental quality and to promote best practice, sustainable environmental management. Its goals are clean air, clean water, clean land, acceptable noise levels and sustainable use of resources.
: Working Together for Healthy Waterways
The NRM North Land Program have filmed discussions on soil liming and diverse pasture trials. Features seed sowing rates in the Carbon in Pastures trials and the movement effect of calcium carbonate through the soil profile in the Soil Acidification trials.
: Land Use Planning for Disaster Resilient Communities
Effective land use planning in areas that are subject to, or potentially subject to, natural hazards can significantly reduce the increase in disaster risk and enhance the resilience of existing and future communities.
: Managing Wet Soils
Grazing of waterlogged paddocks can result in serious ‘pugging’ damage to pastures and soils. Download the "Managing Wet Soils" Fact Sheet.
: Precision Agriculture (GRDC)
Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) information on the adoption of precison agriculture in Australian cropping.
: Soil erosion (NSW)
Provides information on different types of erosion and how to monitor erosion and manage erosion.
: SPAA - Precision Agriculture Australia
SPAA is a non-profit and independent membership based group formed in 2002 to promote the development and adoption of precision agriculture (PA) technologies. The association aims to be the leading advocate for PA in Australia and through this role improve the profitability and sustainability of agricultural production systems via the adoption of PA.