soil

National competition dishes up WA dirt

September 2nd, 2015

A soil judging pit in Jeju, Korea, in early 2015. Pic by Richard Doyle

WA’s unique and sandy landscape will provide a challenging environment for the National Student Soil Judging Competition this weekend. Students from around Australia will gather at Murdoch University’s Whitby Falls Farm to compete for supremacy in their knowledge of Australian landscape and soil description competency in the International Year of Soil. The students will also […]

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Carbon soil study could be green money-spinner

April 6th, 2011

Scientists from Murdoch University are investigating whether changes to the soil in the Peel region of Western Australia will increase the amount of carbon that can be stored there.

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