CSIRO launches ANSIS a national data and information tool for soil

An important step forward for the future sustainable management of soils in every part of the country is now available through ANSIS Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, has launched a soil evaluation tool called ANSIS that will help farmers obtain data to maintain their natural soil resources for pastures and cropping. Now live and available […]

Soil management is aided by $13.8 million for over 200 soil extension activities

The final round of the Federal Government’s Smart Farms Small Grants program has now been finalised, with $13.8 million funding 32 grants and over 200 individual activities to improve soil health and soil management. Minister for Agriculture and Northern Australia, David Littleproud said the grants will help farmers and land managers change the way they […]

Best soil practices boosted by Soil CRC grant 0f $431,000 and four soil surveys

Southern Cross University’s Dr Hanabeth Luke has gathered a truckload of insights about good soil management after four soil surveys, thousands of responses and countless meetings with farmers. Dr Luke’s research recognises that those on the ground with their hands in the dirt – farmers and agronomists – are playing an increasingly important role as […]