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SoilsWest acts to identify and connect soil scientists and partnering organisations to a range of different skills, opportunities and capability for the delivery of more integrated soil research in Western Australia. We aim to improve connectivity from the laboratory to the farm gate to deliver highly valued, industry relevant research to agriculture.

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Featured Soil Scientist

The University of Western Australia’s Associate Professor Frances Hoyle,  is our featured soil star. She is an active soil scientist with research in soil organic matter and biological processes. As Director of SoilsWest she is helping generate innovative research ideas and partnerships to address both old and new challenges to managing soils in Western Australia.

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WA Soil Trials Map

While there are a number of sources for soil data this portal aims to capture soils information relevant to Western Australian agriculture. The soil research trials map links research sites to soil information and results.

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Get it on iBooks

Soil Quality 1: Constraints to Plant Production & Soil Quality 2: Integrated Soil Management now freely available to download. Published by SoilsWest, the ebooks harness a vast amount of information in an easy to navigate format.

Constraints to Plant Production; Integrated Soil Management

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About SoilsWest

SoilsWest provides a hub for soil scientists and industry in Western Australia with a straightforward and unique philosophy. We believe there is an opportunity to identify and connect scientists and partnering organisations to a range of different skills and capability for the delivery of more integrated soil research in Western Australia; and to improve connectivity from the laboratory to the farm gate to deliver highly valued industry relevant research to agriculture.

The reason; to enable you to identify, communicate and work with a single individual or group of individuals with the right capability, where you can share your thoughts and ideas to value add and bring future collaborations to life.

SoilsWest is made up of a group of highly skilled soil science professionals who work in broadacre agriculture and supporting industries, and have expressed their desire to work more collaboratively across organisations.

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What We Do

Soils Hub
We offer opportunities to bring together scientists, industry and farmers together to create a pipeline for soil research
Research Exposure
We help extend the outreach of your soil research to a wider audience of science users, future partners and policy makers
Evidence Based Science
We link to peer reviewed and evidence based science from independent research and education organisations
Latest Research
A focus on evidence based soil research provides confidence and brings together the most recent relevant science
Project Collaboration
We provide a forum for soil scientists and industry links to provide, plan and build research capability and service delivery relevant to broadacre agriculture
Industry Forums
We are able to help identify, develop and host relevant industry forums in soil research
Finding it hard to connect with the soil science capability you need? View the latest in WA soils research and activities. Increase communication, impact and value of your research by letting us help connect the dots…

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