Soil Management Guidelines and Publications
Good soil condition and fertility are basic to sustainable agriculture. The information provided in the publications below are a set of recommended best practice guides for a range of soil management issues to sustain crop and pasture production and maintain soil in good condition.
Dispersive Soils and their Management - Technical Reference Manual (3Mb) - A comprehensive guide to understanding and managing dispersive soils.
Dispersive Soils and their Management - Guidelines for Landholders, Planners and Engineers (540Kb) - Broad guidelines on identification, risks and strategies for dispersive soils.
Extent and Impacts of Dryland Salinity in Tasmania - Executive Summary
Introduction to Wise Watering - This publication was produced as part of the Wise Watering Irrigation Management Course held in 2001. It provides a summary of the aims and components of the course.
Managing Cropping Soils in Tasmania (5Mb) - Broad guidelines and local farmer examples on good soil management
Soils Alive! Understanding and Managing Soil Biology on Tasmanian Farms (2Mb)
Soil Management: A Guide for Tasmanian Farmers (2Mb) - recommended soil management practices for both cropping and grazing.