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…
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
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.
And it’s the formation of soil, this pedogenesis with microbes solubilising minerals and creating organic matter, which is really the building block.
Walter Jehne is highly concerned about the future of farming unless farmers start making changes to start storing carbon in their soils.
“You know, Steve, I really like what you’re doing but I can’t do it.” But when they trial and see the benefits they find a way.
Steve Groff is a farmer and researcher who aims for high nutrients in his crops. Steve grows for Whole Foods in the US and his food is highly ranked on their 300 point scoring system.