31may8:30 am2:00 pmEco Vineyards Composting and soil health field day - MR

Event Details

Join agroecologist/viticulturist Dr Mary Retallack, Retallack Viticulture Pty Ltd and Regional On-ground Coordinator, Kate Tarrant, Lower Blackwood LCDC, who will host a National EcoVineyards Program practical soil health field event with special guest presenter Mark Tupman, Productive Ecology, to discuss composting and soil health indicators. Don’t forget to pick up your free poster and soil health indicators for vineyards handbook. TICKETS HERE

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

📆 Date and time: 8.30am, Wednesday 31 May 2023

📍 Location: Stella Bella, Luminosa Vineyard, 191 Gnarawary Rd, Margaret River

🍱 Food provided: Morning tea and lunch

Seminar program:

  • 8:30 am registration, biosecurity foot baths (please wear suitable footwear) and coffee
  • 9:00 to 10:30 am: Making composting with Mark Tupman, Productive Ecology
  • 10:30 to 11:00 am: Morning tea
  • 11:00 to 12:30 pm: making and applying compost tea with Mark Tupman, Productive Ecology
  • 12:30 to 1:15pm: Soil health indicators with Mary Retallack, Retallack Viticulture
  • 1:15 to 2pm: Lunch



(Wednesday) 8:30 am - 2:00 pm(GMT+08:00)