Australian Grape & Wine Events Calendar

Soil Health and Salinity Management

Date(s) - 25 May 2012
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Willow Creek Vineyard

Mornington Peninsula Vignerons Association

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Contact Details
Cheryl Lee
Phone: 03 5989 2377
Email: [email protected]

Event Region(s)
Mornington Peninsula



‘Understanding and measuring soil quality/health in your vineyard’

Dr Ian Porter DPI Victoria, Knoxfield, VIC

Soil health considers the soil as a living entity, encompassing the soil biological component as well as the physical and chemical components. Ian Porter is leading a national GWRDC funded project into soil health. This session aims to discuss soil health issues relevant to Mornington Peninsula


‘Managing salinity in your vineyard’

Dr Mike McCarthy, SARDI, Nuriootpa, SA

Mike heads up the viticulture R&D efforts within the South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI), based up at Nuriootpa and has over 35 years experience in soil, water and salinity management, environment interactions and industry liaison. Mike also owns and operates his own vineyard in the Barossa Valley