Expressions of interest for farmers to participate in the next round of the soil testing program are now open. Click the ‘apply now’ button to register. For more information please contact Peta Richards at the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development on (08) 9777 0144 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The soil testing program provides incentives for soil testing and agronomic advice. By participating in this program, you will develop the knowledge and confidence to tailor your fertiliser practices to match your desired level of productivity and soil test results.
The program is open to beef, dairy and sheep grazing enterprises with at least 40 cleared and arable hectares that are located in one of the following catchments:
The program includes financial incentives and enrolled farmers will receive soil testing valued at over $3500.
New to soil testing?
If you have not previously been involved in a whole farm soil testing program, this program includes a farmer co-contribution of just $300 to participate (regardless of farm size).
Previously involved in soil testing?
If you have been involved in a similar whole farm soil testing program from June 2009, you are still eligible to register your interest. Previous participants will need to co-contribute $25 per paddock, with a minimum cost of $300 to participate.
Expression of interest period closes on 20 July 2017
Funding assistance is available to support farmers reduce nutrient loss from dairy sheds through upgrading effluent systems. GeoCatch is funding priority dairies in the Geographe Catchment to develop a dairy effluent management plan and provide funding incentives to implement the plan. To register your Expression of Interest to be involved in a DairyCare project , please email GeoCatch at email@example.com or phone 97810111
Funding assistance is available to assist Geographe landowners undertake stock exclusion fencing and revegetation projects to improve the health of Geographe waterways. To register your Expression of Interest to be involved in the Rivercare project, please email GeoCatch at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 97810111.