King Island Natural Resource Management

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Nutrient Management

Fertiliser Management

A workshop was held in March 2012, the culmination of three projects which looked at soil test results and fertiliser management for 10 King Island farms. A range of production types and samples of different catchments on King Island were sampled in the studies. Dr Cameron Gourley, Agricultural Scientific Researcher, DPI Vic, presented infomation from "Accounting for Nutrients on Australian Dairy Farms"; and Dr Richard Rawnsley, Research Fellow, TIAR, discussed nutrients on farm; Dr Bill Cotching, Soil Researcher, TIAR, presented information from the King Island Nutrient Management Project.