Well, my whole story is how I really went down this path is I got four years in a row where I lost my crop to hail and drought. My wife and I both took off farm jobs. It was really difficult.
The other thing we can use covers for is weed suppression. This was a field of a cover crop of sorghum sudangrass the previous year. This field did not have one. If we have sorghum sudan like that we are going to be able to produce…
Three Things that will Change the Whole Philosophy of How We Look at Managing Our Landscapes. Michael Jeffery
Michael Jeffery states that Australia as a nation should have a common purpose to restore and maintain the health of the Australian landscape. Farmers find it hard to change and need to…
Tony Coote owns Mulloon Creek Farm and created a vision for the whole of the Mulloon Creek catchment, which includes about 40 km of creek, to be repaired and the whole landscape rehydrated.
Martin has taken up the bat for all farmers by buying and developing Tombarra, a place where all like-minded people can meet and work together
Michael Jeffery has observed the innovative and successful steps that Martin Royds has taken to change his whole farming system from conventional to regenerative.
At the official opening of Tombarra, we were welcomed to the land and united as one with Shane Mortimore’s ceremony speaking on behalf of his people.
Allan Savory asks what will consistently work to resolve the desertification problem hence the loss of wildlife. His solution is profoundly simple but agrees no one solution is correct.
This interview was prompted by 2 events regarding saltbush and an apparent fungal disease. Firstly a Farming Secrets member, Rod Fiedler called Hugo to discuss what was likely the problem with his salt bush plantings…
We – if we have this restoration farming as we’ve said – we can actually uniquely produce food of very high nutritional integrity, clean green.
Ninety percent of the diseases that we are now suffering from in industrial societies, the heart attacks, the cancers, the diabetes
Us, everything on this planet relies on that simple equation – photosynthesis – these factors, these limiting conditions allowing plants to grow.And, of course, that’s what you’re in the business of.
How do we actually stop mining, exploiting, degrading and how do we get into soil restoration farming to rebuild the cycling of that planet? It’s really the practical tools and capacity to do that which is important.