Download field guide
The VSA Field Guide contains all the information necessary to cary out VSA on your land. The Field Guide is self-explanatory and its use does not require special training or technical skills. While the Field Guide contains a wealth of information about soil quality and its fundamental importance to sustainable resource management, the information is expressed in a simple and concise way, and will provide a useful educational tool.
These volumes are available as PDF files for download. Please note - these are large files and may take several minutes to download, depending on your internet connection.
|Volume 1: Field Guide. cropping and pastoral grazing on flat to rolling country. (15.4MB)|
|Volume 2: Soil Management Guidelines. cropping and pastoral grazing on flat to rolling country. (4.1MB)|
|Volume 3: Field Guide. Hill country land uses. (9.3 MB)|
Volume 4: Soil management guidelines. Hill country land uses. (5.4 MB)
The VSA guides were produced with the co-operation of Horizons Regional Council, Hawke's Bay Regional Council, Ministry for the Environment, Wellington Regional Council, and Landcare Research.