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July 3, 2019

The economic value of a commodity is a measure of the benefit people derive from it (in this case soil organic carbon) and the value is generally measured by the maximum amount that someone is willing to pay for it. Based on this economic assumption alone, the price of...

August 20, 2018

Strategies for drought preparedness have until recently focused mainly on water conservation, feed reserves and de-stocking. However, up until now no one has thought that the answer to droughts may lie in the soils.

For the last seven years, Australian Soil Management (...

June 14, 2018

Media Release 12 June 2018

ASM, a Canberra based carbon farming advisory company, is helping Australian farmers build healthy fertile soils and profits by using carbon dioxide taken from the atmosphere. Two of ASM’s (Australian Soil Management) farm clients, De Bortoli...

November 24, 2017

Developments in IT are having unusual flow on effects. More and more people are starting to use their mobile phone apps to tell them about the food they are eating – where the food came from, how it was grown, what is its nutritional value, is it organic. And these peo...

August 31, 2017

Australian Soil Management's designed compost unlocks available phosphorous and improves soil structure after one application on heavy clay soils.

August 22, 2017

Fact number one:

Plants are the mainstay of ALL life on earth.

Organic matter begins with plants when they use carbon dioxide (CO2) and water to capture sunlight energy. The energy is stored in chains of carbon atoms we call sugars, starches, fats, oils and proteins. Hum...

March 15, 2017

What is going on with our soils and why is there a perception amongst farmers that they have to use higher rates of fertilisers to get the same results they used to get 40 years ago?

The answer to both these questions is intrinsically linked and lies in the soils – spec...

August 5, 2016

The Australian Environment Minister Greg Hunt visited the Jinglemoney Soil Carbon Project located just outside of Braidwood NSW along with local MP and Assistant Finance Minister Dr Peter Hendy on Monday 16 May.

The farm owner is Rodney Royds, a fifth generation farmer...

August 4, 2016

This trial, funded by the NSW EPA and supported by the Snowy Monaro Regional Council, is designed to demonstrate that an increase in soil fertility using compost in combination with specific management practices will be an effective African Lovegrass management program...

August 4, 2016

This project, funded by the ACT Government, measures the increases in carbon captured from the air, increased water holding capacity thereby reducing the cost of watering, reduced amounts and cost of chemical fertilizers as well as building healthier soils – all from i...

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