Many agricultural practices can make soils less healthy than they were in their natural state. By managing structure, nutrients and biology in the soil, farmers can work soils within their capability so that the soils are able to recover from agricultural disturbance without being degraded. Read more about DPI's work on soil health.

The Position statement on soils for NSW Department of Primary Industries outlines the policy context, use and management principles and objectives that enable the agency to take a lead role in soil futures for NSW.

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