Soil ManagementGood soil condition and fertility are basic to sustainable agriculture. An ideal soil should be well drained, have a deep rooting zone, be easily penetrated by air, water, and roots, have a good water-holding capacity, have a balanced nutrient supply, and resist erosion.
Soil erosion, soil structural decline and organic matter decline under cropping have been recognised as the major soil management problems for the State.
Soils Alive! - a great guide for understanding and managing soil biology on Tasmanian farms.
For further information:
Land Management Enquiries
171 Westbury Road
PROSPECT TAS 7250
Phone: 03 6336 5293
Fax: 03 6336 5111
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