Soil Health

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The improvement of soil and plant health throughout Southern Africa is the overriding mission of everyone at Zylem.

We are continually inspired and motivated by our partners, growers, consultants and other players in the agricultural industry to source or produce innovative products and services, which will assist them to be more profitable and effective in their sustainable farming endeavours.

Our vision is to provide an integrated service to agricultural and horticultural communities in the region, facilitating cost-effective, sustainable biological farming practices, with the assistance of professional services such as Brookside Laboratories Inc (USA), a world-class facility; and by researching and developing new, improved products.

 

Meet the Team

Justin Platt

Justin Platt

Founder, owner and Managing Director of Zylem
Founder, owner and Managing Director of Zylem Primary Southern African representative of Brookside Laboratories Inc

Meet Our Brookside Laboratories Consultants

Rory Milbank

Rory Milbank

Brookside Laboratories Consultant
Rory Milbank of Eco Agri Solutions and Paula Lourens of Vermi Solutions have also qualified to become Brookside Laboratories consultants, under the auspices of Justin Platt, and look after a wide variety of clients throughout Southern Africa. Rory’s primary focus is on holistic agriculture, soil rehabilitation and the development of soil and plant health. He...
Paula Lourens

Paula Lourens

Brookside Laboratories Consultant
Paula offers independent soil recommendations, precision sampling and data processing. Her philosophy – “Upon this handful of soil our survival depends. Husband it and it will grow our food, our fuel and our shelter and surround us with beauty. Abuse it and the soil will collapse and die, taking humanity with it.” Vermi Solutions office:...

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