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Student Soil Pit Day – Barossa
Nov 30, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Renowned soil pedologist Dr. Geoff Kew (Northern and Yourke Landscapes SA) will be leading the pit classification. Geoff has 30 years’ experience in soil conservation, soil survey and land evaluation in Australia and overseas. He has practical field skills in the management of wind, water and saline soils and has conducted soil surveys and land evaluation assessments for annual and permanent horticultural crops throughout Australia.
Luke Finn (TERN) and Erinne Stirling (CSIRO) will of course also be along to help sort your blocky from subangular blocky, your Fine Sandy Clay Loam (FSCL) from your Sandy Clay Loam (SCL) and your 5 YR 5/6 from your 7.5 YR 5/6.
Meet at the site for a 10 am sharp start! Exact location will be provided closer to the date.