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Composting Field Day

19 April 2023 at 8:30 am in Main Ridge

We are inviting farmers, market gardeners and viticulturalists to join us for an interactive field discussion on composting. For this event we are joining forces with the EcoVineyards project team; agroecologist/viticulturist Dr Mary Retallack, Retallack Viticulture and Karen Thomas, Melbourne Water plus special guest presenter Declan McDonald, ReGen Soils to discuss composting and soil health indicators.

Event details

We will be getting our hands dirty to discuss the following topics

  • Compost and/or compost tea production and application
  • Soil health indicators (how to measure)

– Earthworms
– Soil micro- and macro -organisms
– Soil penetration resistance
– Water infiltration rate

Don’t forget to pick up your free poster and soil health indicators for vineyards handbook.

Morning tea and lunch provided, footbath entry to vineyard

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