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Dandaragan Field Day with Dr Maarten Stapper – “Perennials-Diversity-Grazing Management & Biological Cropping with Max Lewis” on Gavin Haywoods property
February 27, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm$10
DANDARAGAN FIELD DAY
Dr Maarten Stapper
Perennials – Diversity – Grazing Management
Biological Cropping with Max Lewis
Background on Maarten Stapper
Maarten is a farming systems agronomist with 40 years experience, a former senior scientist with CSIRO who was awarded a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Agricultural Science and Technology. Employing a holistic approach, he is an expert across a wide spectrum of agricultural areas in research, development and extension. He has found regenerative farming, improving soils with low external input, the most sustainable for producers, consumers and landscapes. Maarten’s focus as a private consultant, is on farming systems that help farmers improve the profitability of their operations by harnessing the power of natural processes with practices creating healthy soils and improving quality of produce.
Maarten featured in the ABC Australian Story “Back to Earth” in 2009 about this new road in food production research away from synthetic fertilizers, chemicals and needs for GMO.
Max Lewis is a farmer from Bindi Bindi. He will be speaking from his own experience using Liquid Injection at Seeding.
Venue: Gavin Haywood’s Property
Vine Cottage Lane off Badgingarra Rd, Dandaragan
Date: Tuesday Feb 27th 2018
Time: 7.30am – 12noon
Cost: $10 includes BBQ breakfast
BYO Chairs, Water, Hat
Registration: Ph Rachelle, SRF 0407 879 053
Christine Smith 0432 009 748
Lyn Glasfurd 0418 958 051