Focus on the soil

Many modern farmers focus first and foremost on the foundation of their enterprise: the soil.

Having an understanding of the health of the soil, the different types of soil and their properties, the soil’s ability to accept and hold water is integral to running a profitable primary production business.

These fact sheets, originally compiled by NQ Dry Tropics’ sister natural resource management group, Southern Queensland Landscapes, may help with some of the basics.

Contact Soil Conservation Officer Bernie Claussen (E:, M: 0438 223 152) for more information about the soil on your property.