Story: Soil investigation

Learning about soils

Learning about soils

One way of disseminating information about local soils is to help farmers examine and map their own properties. This group is taking part in a demonstration in 1998, jointly run by Massey University and AgResearch, as preparation for making a soil map.

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P. J. Tonkin, 'Soil investigation - Changing role of soil science: 1986 onwards', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 7 December 2023)

Story by P. J. Tonkin, published 24 Sep 2007