SOIL FOODWEB INSTITUTESoil Rehab Specialists Since 1986
Soil Foodweb is an international soil biology group providing laboratory soil testing and soil biology consultancy services.  It was founded by Dr Elaine Ingham, a leading international soil microbiologist.  The systems developed by Dr Ingham have been designed to analyse the microbiology present in soil samples and to develop appropriate responses to achieve desired levels and balances of soil microbiology.

News and Workshops

We are approaching a busy period for SFI Australia, with workshops being held around the country.

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TIP OF THE MONTH

Jack Waterman says:  It is a mistake to try to "design" a compost tea to suit your crop.  Compost teas are best used as soil amendments - check your soil biology and see if it suits your crop.  Then use compost teas to adjust your soil biology so that your SOIL suits your crop.

 

Two-week university course, Lismore:  22 August - 2 September 2011

For more details of this excellent course, delivered by Dr Elaine Ingham, world-renowned soil microbiologist and Graham Lancaster, Director, Environmental Analysis Laboratory in Lismore, with 1 day Mycology training from Dr Mary Cole, leading Australian Soil Scientist, specialising in Mycology.

 

More information click here 

This course covers amongst other things the following
 functions of each group of soil organisms,
 soil organism interactions and how that affects
 disease
 nutrient retention   
 nutrient cycling
 residue decomposition
 soil structure
 understanding of soil chemistry
 management of soil biology/chemistry
 Compost and Compost Tea
 Click here for registration form
 

Two-week university course, Central Victoria:  - 2011

Agpath and Soil Foodweb Institute is proud to announce that Dr Elaine Ingham's two-week course will also be held this year at Melbourne University's Dookie College, near Shepparton, Victoria. Also presenting with Dr Ingham will be Dr Mary Cole, a leading Australian soil scientist and specialist mycologist.

The fundamental difference of the two courses are, at the Melbourne university Dookie the course will incorperate more specialised Mycology (Fingi) aspects along with including a TWO DAY REFRESHER COURSE for previous course participants!

functions of each group of soil organisms,

soil organism interactions and how that affects
disease
nutrient retention                        
nutrient cycling
residue decomposition
soil structure
Understand fungi including simple identification characteristics and their role in the compost and soils

 

More details click here

TO REGISTER PLEASE DOWNLOAD OUR REGISTRATION FORM FROM HERE FAX OR EMAIL TO AGPATH/SOIL FOODWEB

 

SFI Workshops and Courses

SFI workshops are FarmReady approved - we can provide tailored workshops for your group.  Please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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