Exceptional Soil Science We Offer
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.
Featured Soil Scientist
Murdoch University'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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Soil Research Projects
Catch up on past and current soil research projects supported by SoilsWest and led by our partnering organisations.
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Soil Quality: 7 Soil Water Repellence now freely available to download. Published by SoilsWest, the ebooks harness a vast amount of information on managing water repellent soil in an interactive and easy to navigate format.
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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Key Messages The key messages we deliver to grain producers will address N, P and K management in grain production,...Read Article
Overcoming constraints to the profitability of cropping systems on ironstone gravel soils within the Southern cropping region of Australia – Phase II
Overcoming constraints to the profitability of cropping systems on ironstone gravel soils within the Southern cropping...Read Article
Key Messages for growers The level of yield response has a greater impact on economic returns than the cost of MAP....Read Article