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The 10 things our ecologists look at when conducting field visits on farms 21 May 2020 As the world reels under corona virus and the resulting economic meltdown, another crisis - far more serious - appears to be building: the…
CEO’s Report 20 May 2020 It has been my pleasure to support the Soils For Life team whilst we seek a new CEO. It hasn’t always been easy with…
Meet Katharine Brown 20 May 2020 Katherine Brown recently joined the Soils For Life project team, bringing with her a wealth of knowledge and curiosity about soils. We asked her…
Is a ‘food crisis’ the next big hit for humanity? 24 Apr 2020 As the world reels under corona virus and the resulting economic meltdown, another crisis - far more serious - appears to be building: the…
A NOTE FROM THE DEPUTY CHAIR 24 Apr 2020 Deputy Chair of the Soils For Life board, Charles Maslin, has recently observed changes in the landscape and differences in management between places in…
Loving the smell of healthy soil! 12 Mar 2020 Weeds are one of the major problems affecting Australia's natural ecosystems and agricultural vegetation.
A note from the CEO 12 Mar 2020 It is wonderful to see some rain at least in eastern Australia. So I would hope we are all doing what we can to…
What is a Weed? 11 Mar 2020 Weeds are one of the major problems affecting Australia's natural ecosystems and agricultural vegetation.
Managing Soils After Fires in Pasture Systems – Sheep Connect 11 Mar 2020 Hear from Brian Hughes, Senior Consultant at Primary Industries and Regions South Australia, talk about the effects of fire on soils and farming systems…
Our Trees are Dying… 11 Mar 2020 The effects of the drought keep on mounting and it would seem the most recently casualties have been many of our native trees. Many…
Doug Pow on Regenerative Agriculture, FDI Interview 11 Mar 2020 Raising beef cattle and pioneering avocado growing in south western of WA, Doug Pow reflects that "Mimicking a natural system, as much as is…
Climate and Carbon in Agriculture 2020 Conference 11 Mar 2020 The Climate and Carbon in Agriculture 2020 Conference program is now complete with over 70 speakers to take part.