If you are a teacher, parent, mentor, or just a soil lover, get your hands on The Soil Book – the first in a series of
Shane Joyce knows his soils very well and so is able to tune into it very quickly. Whilst he does keep records and uses traditional soil tests, he finds that these simply verify what he already knows.
Listen as Shane Joyce recalls his innovative management when he returned to his family farm, Dukes Plain. When Shane returned the farm had been managed conventionally and was now showing the signs of degraded and depleted soils.
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…
Fungi can pull phosphorus out of the soil bank and communicate it directly to plants. They are an important part of recycling plant material. David
David compares a photo of a plant and its roots that has been constantly grazed alongside another plant that has had 70 days recovery. David
Tim Wright needed to change especially when the drought occurred in the early 80’s. Water and feed were in short supply and his lack of
An example in South Australia of what we as a country are facing if we don’t address the increasing desertification. This is a sneak peek
Walter Jehne is Chairman of Healthy Soils Australia, an association which is concerned with discovering innovative ways to be adopted by all farmers to help
Great civilisations have collapsed through mismanaging their grasslands. Walter gives examples and he is clear that we face disastrous results unless we manage them. This
“You are just creating a lovely environment for serrated tussock by spraying chemicals on it.” Martin Royds said on the Soils for Life Field Day.
Martin Royds shared his methods on how he deals with thistles. If you just let the thistles do their job they will go out and