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What can I do on Soil Quality?

  • Examine soil properties through Australia's agricultural regions
  • Compare your soil test results with your neighbours.
  • Investigate soil quality indicator relationships
  • Discover the importance of Soil Biology

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Retaining Stubble Calculator

Economic analysis of long term stubble burning verses stubble retention trials shows that there is a significant economic benefit to retaining stubble.

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Featured Fact Sheet

Cations and Cation Exchange Capacity

Cation exchange capacity (CEC) is a measure of the soil's ability to hold positively charged ions. It is a very important soil property influencing soil structure stability, nutrient availability, soil pH and the soil's reaction to fertilisers and other ame...

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Sites participating in the Soil Quality program are issued with a "Site Code" This code enables the site owner to compare their site amongst their catchments and regions.

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