Soil Land Food has broad experience and qualifications to ensure we offer professional and independent services in soils, land management, agriculture, agribusiness, organic agriculture and food systems. We offer private consulting, delivery of training and extension projects, rural capacity building, technical and agribusiness expertise and project management. Industries we have worked with include grazing, cropping, dairying, horticulture, sugarcane, fertiliser manufacturing and the composting sector. We also have extensive experience in the Organic sector having been professionally involved in the Organic industry for nearly 20 years. Our clients include Landcare groups, Regional NRM Bodies, State and Local Government, growers groups and a wide range of agribusinesses. For some recent examples of our work see the Projects page.
Soils & Agronomy
With a strong focus on sustainable soil management we offer professional independent soil services including:
Soil mapping and sampling
Soil test evaluations
Soil Management reports
We have worked on soil management with a wide range of enterprises from tropical soils in Nth Qld to western NSW cropping soils and grazing as well as the high rainfall grazing areas of Australia. Overseas we have also worked in Thailand and Malaysia.
Agribusiness, Community & Food Systems projects
Our team has extensive experience in business and agribusiness and we have been involved in a number of agribusiness ventures over the last 20 years. Our experience includes strategic planning, business evaluation and structuring, financial budgeting and planning, marketing and operational management. We have experience in both the profit and the “for purpose” sectors.
We have also been involved in Regional Food Systems and have extensive experience in farmers markets, community based cooperatives as well as starting new regional food-based ventures. We were part of the consulting team that developed the Sustainable Agriculture Strategy, a major project for Tweed Shire Council, NSW and we have a strong understanding of regional & sustainable food systems in Australia.
Finally we also have strong experience in community facilitation & surveys and in rural community and sustainable agriculture project management and support.
Soil Land Food has many years experience in Organic agriculture and can offer professional services to those entering the organic agriculture sector. We have a range of extensive contacts in the organic industry. Our expertise includes:
Organic farm and enterprise planning
Organic based agronomy
Composting & Biofertilisers
The areas of composting and biofertilisers are core strengths of Soil Land Food. From manufacturing and quality control through to R & D, marketing and on-farm trials we have been involved this sector for over 10 years. Areas we provide expertise in include:
Compost Quality Assurance
Biofertiliser manufacturing & marketing
Biofertiliser Research & Development
Research & Development
If you require research and development services in the field of agronomy, biofertilisers and compost then we may be able to help. We have completed a number of on-farm trials and we have the ability to carry out the design, planning and monitoring of on-farm trials.
Land & Farm Management
We are able to consult on land management issues such as grazing management, soil erosion and rural revegetation. Also if you are looking to develop a Whole Farm Plan then we can assist in farm resource assessment, mapping as well as property and enterprise planning. Finally we can provide consulting on farm management.