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Basic Soils Refresher Training - Adelaide

Basic Soils Refresher Training

Thursday 14 November 2019

9am to 5pm

Waite Campus, University of Adelaide

Learn from Bernie Powell CPSS and Dennis Baker, two of Australia’s most experienced soil professionals. This one-day intensive course is an introduction to soils, their uses, formation, components, structure and texture. The course features basic soil chemistry theory/practice using relevant case studies, problem solving and a hands-on field session. A Statement of Attendance will be provided upon successful course completion.

New members and non-members are welcome to attend.



• Soils & landscapes
• Soil chemistry
• Dispersive, sodic & saline soils
• Contamination issues
• Field tests & soil texturing
• Describing soils
• Classification
• Specific content on local soils
• Soil pit practical session


Soil Science Australia Members $260
Non-members $350
Students $120


Federal Office email or 0476 450 321


14th Nov 19

Venue Adelaide

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