Soil | Landholders Driving Change

A soil test can maximise the return on investment

  • March-December
  • Across the BBB catchment

THE only way to determine the soil nutrient profile is to undertake a soil test.  Soil analysis can measure the soil’s ability to supply essential nutrients and quantify important factors including pH, nutrient deficiencies, toxicities or organic matter content.

This information is necessary for producers who want to put in place management practices that will result in optimal pasture productivity.  

DAF’s Jim Fletcher is available to collect soil samples from properties in the BBB.  Sampling generally consists of five to six targeted samples.  The samples are sent to the Mackay Northern Agri Services lab for a detailed analysis.

Contact the LDC grazing team if you want to know more about soil testing.

The soil testing and analysis service is part of the LDC’s BBB Grazier Support integrated program that is being rolled out this year.  For more information: BBB Grazier Support program.

Contact:

  • Brendan Smith on 0417 408 587
  • Rodger Walker on 0408 828 276
  • Adrienne Hall on 0428 158 859
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