Sowing in spring to prevent soil erosion

September 3 2021 - 8:00pm
DPIRD research scientist Geoff Moore (left), talking to agronomist Owen Mann at a field day at Walkaway, said there is an opportunity to sow pastures and grasses in the next few weeks to mitigate the risk of wind erosion on bare paddocks.
DPIRD research scientist Geoff Moore (left), talking to agronomist Owen Mann at a field day at Walkaway, said there is an opportunity to sow pastures and grasses in the next few weeks to mitigate the risk of wind erosion on bare paddocks.

THE wet 2021 season has provided an opportunity for landholders with bare sandy paddocks to plant pastures and grasses to protect their soils from wind erosion in coming months.

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