Dune Capping and Sand Cupping in Broadacre Farming

10:00am Monday, 19 April 2021
2:00pm Monday, 19 April 2021
Peats Soils Farm, Brinkley
Kangaroo Rd
Brinkley, South Australia 5253

A closer look at Dune Capping and Sand Cupping in Broadacre Farming
Peats Soils Farm, Brinkley
Mon 19th April 10am – 2pm

An opportunity for commercial broadacre farmers and members of the Australian Organics Recycling Association to discuss practical emerging techniques for applying compost products to improve sandy soil performance.

Demonstrations and inspiring speakers:
✓ Mick Wadewitz, Farm Manager at Peats Soils on novel application methods for applying compost products including Dune Capping and Sand Cupping.
✓ Michael Eyres and Edward Scott, soil and land management advisors with Field Systems will describe examples of targeted compost applications and outcomes in a broadacre crop setting.
✓ A focus on compost application for reducing erosion and increasing moisture retention in sandy soils.
✓ Soil Pits (with soil scientist Ed Scott) will provide an opportunity to see and understand how compost application affects soil performance to differing horizons and the root profile distribution.
✓ BBQ Lunch provided.


This event is specifically for AORA Members and Commercial Farmers.    If you are an AORA Member you must book and pay through the online booking system (see instructions below)  AORA Member cost is $55 incl GST.    

If you are a Commercial Farmer- do not use this system!   Your attendance is FREE, but you must book via this link instead.   FARMERS BOOK HERE

If you are not an AORA Member or a Commercial Farmer, please contact Uma Preston at sasecretary@aora.org.au  or on 0452 537 266 about attendance.   


Directions to event will be provided after registration, but venue is near Brinkley/Langhorne Creek.



How to use our booking system  (can be paid by credit card or invoice) 

Our booking system uses your email address to identify whether you are a member or not, therefore the system defaults to 1 ticket at a time (you will not be able to select more than one in the basket)  

To book your ticket, type in your email and click look up.  If the system identifies you as a member, it will autopopulate your information and you can just add any dietary requirements.   If you need to purchase another ticket for another member, there is the option to add another in at the bottom of the box (do this as many times as you need for your booking.)  Then you will be able to go to the cart and proceed through the checkout as one bulk purchase. 

If you are a member, but it doesn't recognise your email address it means you are not linked to your business membership (and it will not apply member pricing to this ticket.)

To solve this you have two options  -1)  go to https://www.aora.org.au/membership and click the button that says sign up for an account to connect.  Put your email in here and click look up, find your business name (it may be listed as the registered trading name of the business) and click connect.  Your membership account administrator will need to approve your connection.  They simply need to login into their account and approve you.   

Option 2)  Send an email to Alex (alex@aora.org.au)  with the subject  Membership Connection Needed.  In the email please include the full name of the staff member, their email address and the registered/trading name of your business. Alex will endeavour to get your staff member linked as quickly as possible.  

Please note, there is no way for us to retroactively apply member pricing to a booked ticket, so you will need to proceed through the process above (this is a one time action for linking staff to membership.) 





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Contact Information

For any assistance with ticketing please contact Alex on alex@aora.org.au

For any information about the event, please contact Uma Preston

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