The Soil Wealth ICP project has worked closely with the Australian vegetable industry since 2014 to help growers integrate technical R&D information on soil management and crop health into the production systems of vegetable farms.

Soil Wealth ICP is currently focusing on four priority areas identified by the vegetable industry:

  1. Soil health
  • Cover crops, rotations and minimum till
  • Consumer education
  • Biology and microbiome
  • Composting and soil
  1. Crop health
  • Integrated pest, disease and weed management
  • Genetics and new varieties
  1. Optimising inputs
  • Nutrient use efficiency
  • Waste
  • Fuel
  • Irrigation
  1. Carbon and climate
  • Understanding policy, markets and methods of measurement
  • Resilient production systems (adaptation)
  • Mitigation.

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Beneficials flock to IPM demo site

February 21st, 2024|

A greenhouse capsicum producer in South Australia’s Northern Adelaide Plains is hosting a Soil Wealth ICP demonstration trial across two production sites. To support their integrated pest management (IPM) program, native insectaries were planted along...

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Field event: Sustainable soil management

March 14 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn about maximising crop returns through improved soil health and input use efficiency! Soil Wealth ICP team member Dr Kelvin ...

Save the date for Tasmania's Ag Innovation Day which will be back again in 2024. Details to be confirmed.