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Cropping for Resilience launched

The Soils for Life ‘Cropping Resilience’ project aims to achieve large-scale practice change by supporting and building the capacity of a growing cohort of Australian croppers


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Our latest Podcast episode ‘Mick Green and Rachel Ward on the power of getting started’ is live!


Our Case Study program produces in-depth reports about the practices and outcomes of soil stewards around the country.

Rob and Judi Hetherington at Walma. An Australian cropping case study by Soils for LifeCase StudiesCase StudyGrains
December 15, 2022


Guided by the principle, ‘You can’t manage what you don’t measure’, Rob Hetherington took his first soil sample in the 1980s. This was when he began managing the family farm,…
Soils for Life case study. Border Park Organics. Josh and Peri McIntoshCase StudiesCase StudyGrainsSA
November 10, 2022

Border Park Organics

Farming at Border Park Organics has thrown many challenges their way, but Josh and Peri are resourceful people, guided by shared values, a strong sense of community and a can-do…
Case StudiesCase StudyGrainsQueensland
December 15, 2022

Young Seeds

Meet Russell Young of Young Seeds. Russell’s story of farming offers insights into flood prone landscapes like the Condamine River region, and highlights some of the challenges for farmers who…

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A collection of the latest news and articles on regenerative farmers, events and activities.

September 4, 2023

Inspiration from the Chihuahuan Desert

Di and Ian Haggerty are world-recognised pioneers in soil and landscape health, and an early Soils for Life case study. Their goal is to produce healthy food and fibre, using…
August 24, 2023

Observing resilience at Jillamatong

We recently caught up with Martin to find out how he’s been going since our last visit and hear about the resilience he is building in the landscape in the…
June 5, 2023

No-Kill Cropping, restoring grasslands

Bruce grew up farming with his parents on land that had been in his family for four generations. With an appreciation of diversity, much curiosity, and a bit of luck,…


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Soil is one of the earth’s most important natural resources and is essential for healthy plant growth, food production and ecosystem services such as clean, plentiful water and air.


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Soils for Life acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Australia and their continuing connection to land, sea environment, water and community. We pay our respect to the Traditional Custodians, their culture, and elders both past and present. We recognise and value Indigenous knowledge systems, and the imperative to listen to and work with Traditional Owners as we collectively learn how to heal country.
About Soils for Life
Soils for Life is an independent, not-for-profit organisation that works across Australia to support Australian farmers in regenerating soils and landscapes, to build natural and social capital, and transform food and fibre systems.
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