Nicole Masters & Walter Jehne 2016 Tour
“Answers & Actions for Healthy Soils in a Western Australian Climate”
Cropping & Mixed Farming Forum
Keynote Speakers: Nicole Masters, Integrity Soils & Walter Jehne, Healthy Soils Australia
Day One Thursday 17th March 8.30am-5pm Boyup Brook Football Club
Day Two Monday 21st March 8.30am-5pm York Recreation & Convention Centre
Day Three Wednesday 23rd March 8.30am-5pm Dandaragan Community Centre
$50 ($45pp for 2 or more). Pre-registration is essential for catering. RSVP: Monday 14th March
What to Expect?
Microbrial processes and identifying the limiting factors to plant performance.
Combining the best chemistry, physics, biology and microbiology with sound farm practices.
Addressing and solving weed, disease and inspect pest problems at their root causes rather than masking the symptoms with chemicals.
Local Issues and Local On-farm Solutions.
Walter Jehne – Soil Microbiologist & Soil Ecologist. Co-founder of Healthy Soils Australia & former CSIRO scientist. Walter’s research since the 1970s has contributed science-based evidence for understanding plant and soil function that can be translated for farmers to reduce current soil degrading practices. www.healthysoils.com.au
Nicole Masters – Agro-Ecologist, Educator & Systems Thinker. Director/Owner of Integrity Soils, New Zealand. Nicole inspires and guides farmers into new and innovative ways to produce food with soil as a major driver for ecosystem health. www.integritysoils.co.nz
Deb Archdeacon (Boyup Brook only) – Soil Improvement Consultant, Agronomica. Deb will introduce a local stubble project and speak on how stubble retention fits into building soil productivity and resilience.
Please phone 02 6020 9676 to register EST 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday.
Rachelle Armstrong 0407 879 053; or [email protected]
Boyup Brook local contact: Sara Weir, 08 9765 1555 or [email protected]