Soil Restoration to improve productivity with Gwyn Jones, an initiative of the Ovens Landcare Network, funded through the National Landcare Program and supported by NECMA and DPI.
Themes to include:
• The link between productive farming & soil biology
• Are you looking after your underground livestock?
• How to increase Phosphorous levels by five times
• Healthy Soil & Biodiversity a Winning Team
• Dung Beetles – No …….. !
• Soil Biology – Safety in Numbers
• Carbon; Giving it “Credit”
• Is Compost the King of Fertilisers?
• Biology the “extra hands” of your plants root systems
• What was Charles Darwin’s last book on?
• The sustainable debate:
o Diesel Power v’s Bug Power
• Soil Biology “Must Knows”
As if from Myrtleford travel towards Wangaratta, approx. 15ks along the Great Alpine road, turn right at the Whorouly Bowmans cross roads (sign to Whorouly 7ks, small Murmungee sign), travel the 4 ks to the Bowmans Murmungee Hall, the field day site is 500 metres past the Hall on Neary Lane (straight ahead). If from Wangaratta, travel 32ks to the Whorouly Bowmans cross roads on the Great Alpine Road. If from Beechworth, travel towards Myrtleford down the Buckland gap, past the old hall on the left, turn right at a T intersection sign posted Murmungee Hall, follow this road to the Bowmans Murmungee Hall, 5ks, turn right into Neary lane, field day site 500 metres. Please park on road verge.
Bookings are essential Ovens Landcare Coordinator 0357282105 by 30.5.06
Cost for the day is $8.00 which includes morning tea and a light lunch to be paid on arrival
As part of the Soil Health: Soil Restoration to Improve Productivity funded by
National Landcare Program coordinated by Ovens Landcare Network
Please request field day notes if you are unable to attend
Please come even if it rains as wet weather plans are in place.