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Understanding Your Soils – Pinnaroo

An interactive soil workshop.


Join WoTL for an introductory workshop on understanding your soil. Presented by Amanda Schapel of PIRSA, the day will cover:

  • What makes a healthy soil?
  • Methods to assess soil physical, chemical and biological health
  • Reading a soil test report and understanding what it means for your farm.
  • Soil carbon and a discussion on carbon farming
  • Microbiome
  • Practical session on testing for pH and soil texture

This will be an interactive day, including a paddock walk. Please wear enclosed shoes and bring a hat and water.

Please bring a soil sample with you and any soil test results to look at during the session.


Monday 3rd of April 2023

9.00 am for a 9.15 start to 2.30 pm



The workshop will be held in the Pinnaroo area. The address will be provided by email closer to the event date.



$55 + Booking Fee

The day includes morning tea, lunch and a soil pH testing kit to take home.

The full cost of this event is $460 which has been heavily reduced thanks to support of event sponsors.

Numbers are limited for this workshop so please book early to avoid disappointment.



Sponsored by

This workshop is supported by the Murraylands and Riverland Landscape Board through funding from the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program and the landscape levies.

More Information

Register quickly as places are limited – RSVP 28th March, 2023

For further information contact Dani Nickolls, WoTL Ambassador on 0407 619 092


About your presenter

Amanda Schapel, PIRSA

Amanda Schapel enjoys creating hands on sessions to unpack all things soil. She loves to talk about what it means to have a healthy, productive soil and will provide you with the skills to help understand your soil.