Soil

Soil health has been on the decline but new practices are helping to restore and protect soil properties that lead to better yields

Soil

Retain, Repair & Improve

Dirt and dust are derogatory terms for the hugely important growth medium that has not always been well managed and often exploited – soil. In recent years soil health has gained greater focus in agriculture especially the issues of monoculture, loss of topsoil and amelioration but there are still many areas where gains can be made.

The work done by Project Catalyst growers to manage their soils to maximise crop yield now and into the future.

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Chemicals


Any good pest adapts, so farmers have to adapt smarter and faster to keep the crops healthy and productive

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Nutrients


Finding the sweet spot for nutrients applied to the crop means very little can be lost to the waterways which is a win for the pocket and for the Great Barrier Reef.

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Water


Balancing too much with not enough, or at the wrong time, is the growers' constant juggle.

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