Soil testing workshop – Leschenault catchment

A half day workshop and sundowner event Participants of the Healthy Estuaries WA and Soil Wise Soil Testing Program are invited to join fellow farmers, agronomists, DWER, DPIRD and catchment officers for a workshop and sundowner. You will receive your soil test results, learn how to interpret them, and how to use them to guide … Read More

Farmers across south-west WA are soil test ready

We have had a record turnout at the DIY (do-it-yourself) soil sampling workshops held in eight catchments across south-west Western Australia (WA) this November. A total of nine training sessions brought together 190 landholders to learn how to gather soil samples from their own paddocks. This year, for the first … Read More

Getting to the root of soil health and improving production

Recent workshops held with agroecologist Mark Tupman and farmers around south-west Western Australia dug a little deeper into soil fertility. These sessions, supported by our Soil Wise program, examined the fundamentals of soil health and plant nutrition. There has been a demand for practical strategies for farmers that can lower … Read More

Accu-Spread – Leschenault catchment, west coast

Join an Accu-Spread demonstration day to discover how to test and calibrate fertiliser spreading equipment. Accu-Spread demonstration days are supported by Australian Fertiliser Services Association and Fertilizer Australia. They are delivered in partnership with local catchment groups. Contact Tony Battersby for more information and to register: Leschenault Catchment Council

Fencing and revegetation case study: Zoe’s winter creek

The sounds of frogs and black cockatoos greeted us when we visited Zoe Johnson’s ‘winter creek’ on her farm in the Leschenault Estuary catchment. Zoe has been working on her fencing and revegetation project for the past three years, with practical support from the Leschenault Catchment Council and the Danju … Read More