DIY Compost Tea Two-part Event | Calliope


Learn how to make compost tea for healthier plants, stock and people! DIY Compost Tea can be made in five days at a low cost. During this two-part workshop, CQ land managers are invited to join soil biology experts to learn how to make and apply Compost Tea. Designed for CQ land managers, this workshop will have plenty of demonstrations, case studies and time for questions.

The presenters:

Mark Cachia | Agricultural and Ecological Restoration Professional
Mark is an expert in local ecosystems including flora, fauna and management issues. Mark has a passion for regional areas and enjoys working with landholders to restore both natural and agricultural landscapes.

Trevor Galletly | QDA, B AgSC
Trevor has worked for 30+ years in biological farming. He developed the DIY Instant Compost Tea in 2020 – which will be presented at the workshop. Trevor’s passion is soil biology, as nature’s way to grow healthy plants.

Peter Van Beek | Dip Agr, B Ec, M Ag Studies
Peter has been working in agriculture in Queensland since 1966, he has worked as a soil conservation officer, research station manager, and regional extension leader. He is passionate about resilient agricultural systems.

Day 1 – 23 February | 10:30am – 12:30pm
Calliope Library & Transaction Center | 3 Don Cameron Dr Calliope

Day 2 – 9 March | Bracewell
Time and location will be shared with those attending the first workshop

Morning tea is provided on both days.
A folder with detailed instructions and case studies will be provided to all attendees.

RSVP by 16 February to get a 4L Instant Compost Tea starter kit!

Anna Hitchcock
Gladstone Conservation Council Coordinator

Download the event flyer

The Water quality and soil improvements in grazing and cropping enterprises in the Fitzroy program is funded by the Australian Government’s Reef Trust project with support from Fitzroy Basin Association and Gladstone Conservation Council.


Purchase now from $FREE.

Event Times

10:30 am - 12:30 pm Thursday 23rd February, 2023
10:30 am - 12:30 pm Thursday 9th March, 2023

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