Now I’m going to show a little video here if I can get this to work, of how fast we can infiltrate an inch of water on our operation. I told you we started, we could infiltrate a half of an inch per hour.
Plants germinating and one of the things that it’s difficult for me to show you is, realize this is a journey. The young people who are starting down this journey today, or anyone starting down this path today of regenerative
What do I do with that cover crop then? Once it’s up and growing. I’ll convert it to dollars in a number of ways. We raise grass finish beef. It’s not difficult at all to get three plus pounds of gain per head per day
This is the sign down on our ranch’s drive, coming up into our yard. I want everyone who drives by to know that we’re focused on regenerative agriculture.
The greatest geological force on earth is life itself. We have to grow things. We have to restore that liquid carbon pathway.
We have to insist that our school teachers, those people that we allow to talk with our children are well trained. One of the lowest paid occupations in Australia is kindergarten teacher.
There’s an incredible amount of information, agricultural information, to be gained from Australian aboriginal people if we care to look. It’s in all the explorers’ journals.
This old Sheila, not that old Sheila. That old woman, that old black woman, who had the genius to take a handful of seed and think about it, wake up in the morning and say, “I’m gonna grind that, see what happens.”
Now, this is another photograph that I wish all Australia could learn something about, to know something about, because, here’s old gran, old white gran, all togged up in the Sunday best, and she’s standing beside all
This is the Brewarrina fish traps. This photograph of this lad here is very important because that long fish in his hand no longer exists because soon after the photograph was taken, they dammed that river
Most amazing photo in Australia today, my brother, Jonathan Jones, who’s supposed to be an artist, he’s a very good artist, but he turned himself into an archaeologist after reading Dark Emu so that’s my grand final.
Thomas Mitchell was one of the most intelligent men in the country at that time who wasn’t black. It was all yam daisy, it was all orchids, and it was all bulbine lily, and it all grew through moss
The grain, that grain, was growing on the sand dunes of Lake Mungo in pure sand with only the available moisture that the continent can provide. We made that into flour. This is the precious sand of Lake Mungo here.
“You know nothing. You know nothing about your country or about your family, and you start with your country before you learn about your family.” This is where explorers, early settlers saw Aboriginal people harvesting grain,
Shelter belts are a key adaptation to the extreme weather effects of climate change. They are not a short term panacea but a mid to long-term proposition that requires a flexible approach and site-specific solutions.
On a three acre farm at the top of the Strzelecki Ranges, Mark and Margaret Brammer grow Heritage apple trees. They tend the many varieties of apples but also pear and plum trees.
Wattlebank Park Farm is a family owned and run farm in the Bass Coast Shire running a diverse range of animals from dairy cows to pigs. Nadine and Clive Verboon are passionate about growing exceptional quality meats…
Amber Creek ‘Hogs and Logs’ are artisan pork and timber producers located on a 165 acre property in Fish Creek. Their produce is a reflection of the region and environment it comes from.
Waratah Hills is one of the southern most vineyards on the Australian mainland. The cool climate wine region is acknowledged as one of the best Pinot Noir producing areas in Australia.