Soil Secrets – The Fundamentals for Building Profit, Productivity & Natural Capital. An Evening with Dr Christine Jones
The Torbay Catchment Group is excited to be working with internationally renowned & highly respected ground cover & soils specialist, Dr. Christine Jones. She has a PhD in Soil Biochemistry and a wealth of experience working with innovative landholders to implement regenerative land management practices that enhance biodiversity, increase biological activity, sequester carbon, activate soil nutrient cycles, restore water balance, improve productivity and create new topsoil. Join us for an evening with Dr Christine Jones and learn about the truly amazing connections between plants, microbes & the soil.You will discover how to:
- Increase the water holding capacity of your soil
- Achieve flourishing communities of beneficial soil microbes
- Maintain year-round species rich pastures
Cost is $10 for TCG members and $25 for non-members (become a member today for only $5)Includes a delicious grazing table.
This event is supported by funding from the Western Australian Government’s State NRM program.
About Dr Christine Jones
Dr Christine Jones is an internationally renowned and highly respected groundcover and soil ecologist. She has been working with innovative landholders to implement regenerative land management practices that enhance biodiversity, increase biological activity, sequester carbon, activate soil nutrient cycles, restore water balance, improve productivity and create new topsoil.Christine has organised and participated in workshops, field days, seminars and conferences throughout Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Western Europe, Central America, USA and Canada.
About Dr Christine Jones’ tour of WA
Internationally recognised Australian soil microbiologist, Dr Christine Jones will be heading to Western Australia February 2023 for a total of 8 events focusing on soil biology, providing practical advice for farmers to increase their profit and productivity by implementing regenerative agriculture practices.
These events are supported by the Agriculture Climate Resilience Fund and is a collaboration between DPIRD, Torbay Catchment Group, Perth NRM|RegenWA, Earthwhile Australia, Lower Blackwood LCDC, Wilson Inlet Catchment, The Serpentine Jarrahdale Food and Farm Alliance (SJFFA), Oyster Harbour Catchment Group Inc, South Coast NRM, Lower South West Growers Group, Galloway Springs and the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development Perth Hills and Swan Valley Project.
Date: Friday 10th February 2023, 5:30pm – 8:30pm AWST
Cost: $10 members, $25 non-members
Location: Bornholm Hall, Bornholm Rd South, Bornholm WA 6330
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