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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.
CHAIRMAN’S REPORT – ALASDAIR MACLEOD 20 Feb 2020 It is a great honour to take the place of Michael Jeffery as Chairman of Soils For Life. Michael has been a tireless and…
Launch of the Olsen’s Farm Case Study coming soon! 20 Feb 2020 “Olsen's – First farm in Australia to receive Carbon credit units under the Emissions Reduction Fund.”
A situation to avoid… Mike Stephens writes on Regenerative Agriculture.  20 Feb 2020 Before I commenced working in agriculture the sub and super story was a common topic of conversation. The relationship between phosphate and pasture production…
Regenerative Agriculture, the need for site-specific guidance. 20 Feb 2020 Soil scientist Matt Aitkenhead writes from the James Hutton Institute in Scotland about how important soil is and how it changes from place to…
Keith Pekin: Implementing Regenerative Agriculture in WA 20 Feb 2020 The move to regenerative agriculture is gaining momentum in the WA agricultural sector. Farmers are gaining global recognition for their innovative efforts and the…