Topsoils – improving soil condition for profitability on farms

What is TopSoils?    A program focusing on improving soil condition for farm profitability through 4 farmer driven focus groups representing the;
1. High Country
2. Red Gum Plains
3. Far East
4. Foothills

Each group will be provided with;
– Group support (facilitator)
– Training
– On farm trials
– Technical advice
– Farm visits
– Access to demonstration sites focused on perennial pastures, species selection, grazing practices and nutrient applications.

How to get involved…
1.  Be a primary producer
2.  Commit to participate in the initial TopSoils program which includes –
– Soil sampling and a free soil test
– Understanding soil test results workshop assisted by a panel of agronomists
– A facilitated session to investigate your farm’s goals, the group’s goals and plan for future group activities that improve soil condition and profitability.

For further information or to register your interest –
Far East TopSoils Group   –  Penny Gray Ph. 5154 2843 or penny.gray@fevl.org.au
High Country, Foothills and Red Gum Plains TopSoils Groups    –   Natalie Jenkins Ph. 5152 0612 or natalie.jenkins@delwp.vic.gov.au

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