The Australian Biological Farming Conference and Expo 2018 (formerly, National Biological Farming Conference and Expo)
Join us for another inspiring and informative national event!
The Biological Farming Roundtable is to facilitate discussion on biological farming, assisting farmers to explore innovative, low input, regenerative farming systems. The group supports each other’s journey in an emerging regenerative agricultural paradigm where dominant conventional views can often be a barrier to change and success.
World renowned biological farming expert Dr Arden Andersen is the sole presenter over the three-day event. Dr Andersen is a respected teacher, consultant and physician with work based in the field of sustainable agriculture. He aims to raise awareness in natural soil fertilization and the natural maintenance of agriculture worldwide to ensure healthier future of the human race.
So everyone knows that this change is coming, and the bigger operators are jumping on board rather than playing catch up. It’s really easy to argue quite compellingly…
This is the latest online news from Dr. Elaine Ingham. Discover more about how your soil functions.
“What we are trying to do is work with nature, not against it – that’s what sustainable farming is.” – The Van Donk Family
“Synthetic fertilizers seem to be terrible for the environment” – The Whiting Family learn the biological way of farming. The cows are more content
The McGlade Family learn the biological way of farming. Going back to natural ways is what’s good for the health of the soil, health
The Boyd Family learn the biological way of farming through making their own compost resulting in: Better root structures, better grasses for the cows,
www.farmingsecrets.com The Future with Biodynamics and the Need for Some Biodiversity John refers to our politicians as being a monoculture in Canberra! This is part
This is Part 3 of 3 of Biodynamic Composting Preparation with Hamish Mackay Hamish recalls an experiment that a year 11 girl did with static
This is Part 2 of 3 of Biodynamic Composting Preparation with Hamish Mackay Hamish introduces his class to biodynamic (BD) preparations. He explains that there
This is Part 1 of 3 of Biodynamic Composting Preparation with Hamish Mackay After the class has very quickly helped build a static compost heap,
Surface water run-off is a problem when soils are compacted. Spending dollars on the soil surface are mostly wasted
Feed the soil – invest in soil fertility with green manures – find the time to do it, it is worth the result.
Apply carbon based fertilisers.
Feed soil life with green manures. Joel reminds us that it doesn’t have to be complicated and asks why not add a diversity.
It pays dividends to use practices that enhance the soil biology. This not only reduces expenditure you’ll grow quality crops
The soil foodweb is a simple cycle of a healthy functioning soil.