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SPREADING THE WORD ON SOIL HEALTH 23 May 2013 WEBINAR PART 1. HEALTHY SOILS - WHY THIS IS IMPORTANT, WHAT IS THE SCIENCE TELLING US, AND A VIEW FROM THE GROUND Yesterday, in…
SUPPORT TO CHANGE 09 May 2013 support organisations, such as Landcare, Catchment Management Authorities (CMAs) or other Natural Resource Management (NRM) organisations. Our case study participants also emphasised that presentations,…
MAKING THE CHANGE TO REGENERATIVE LANDSCAPE MANAGEMENT 25 Apr 2013 Lana and Gunningrahcases studies for examples of Holistic Management in action and how underlying causes were identified for treatment, rather than just addressing visible…
SUPPORTING NATURAL CYCLES WITH HOLISTIC MANAGEMENT 11 Apr 2013 field day wrap up will be coming soon, but in the meantime this post will look at how Holistic Management has been applied by…
INHERENT RESILIENCE IN BIODIVERSE PERENNIAL PASTURES 28 Mar 2013 Tallawang. Read Craig’s own experience of how the resilience in his pastures as a result of his regenerative farming practices enabled him to effectively…
MAKING THE MOST OF VEGETATION 14 Mar 2013 maximising ground cover, some of our case studies have demonstrated strong production and economic benefits from making the most of revegetation on their properties.…
IMPROVING PASTURES 28 Feb 2013 essential ecosystem servicesthat nature provides. Ensuring continuous ground cover is particularly important to restoring landscape health. In our last post we mentioned that livestock…
BIODIVERSE VEGETATION – CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES IN AGRICULTURE 14 Feb 2013 It is this landscape degradation and related global challengesthat drive Soils for Life to encourage change in landscape management. As remnant vegetation continues to…
SUCCESS IN MANAGING FOR RAINFALL VARIABILITY 07 Feb 2013 PART TWO - THE RESULTS OF THE CHANGES ON GUNNINGRAH We thought that the changes resulting from the grazing and stream interventions would have…
CHANGING PRACTICES TO DEAL WITH RAINFALL VARIABILITY 31 Jan 2013 PART ONE - CHANGES TO THE MANAGEMENT OF WATER ON GUNNINGRAH The variability we face on our southern Monaro property is the factor which…
MANAGING WATERWAYS 24 Jan 2013 Many of the Soils for Life case study participants are applying techniques which are based on the natural hydrology of the Australian landscape and…
MAXIMISING RAINFALL INFILTRATION FOR PRODUCTION 17 Jan 2013 last week) and maximise rainfall infiltration and retention to support longer production times, Soils for Life case study participants have focused on improving soil…
MANAGING OUR WATER IN A CHANGING CLIMATE 10 Jan 2013 Australians are also some of the highest per capita consumers of water and yet Australia is the driest inhabited continent with variable rainfalls.
MORE THAN JUST N, P, K 20 Dec 2012 case study farms have demonstrated how to build healthy soils and the production outcomes that can subsequently be achieved. By building good levels of…