Welcome to the Soil Quality Website

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.

Featured Soil Calculator

Organic Matter Biomass Calculator

The ability to increase soil carbon levels is limited by the amount of biomass being returned to soil each year. This calculator estimates how much biomass and carbon is required to increase total organic carbon values by 0.05%, 0.1% or 1.0% in di...

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Featured Fact Sheet

Tillage, Microbial Biomass and Soil Biological Fertility

Microbial biomass is increased by management practices that increase inputs of organic carbon to soil and improve the chemical and physical conditions experienced by microorganisms in soil. An experiment tested the observation by farmers that low disturb...

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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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