The National Landcare Facilitator partnered with Soils for Life to deliver a series of webinars to help drive a national conversation around soil health. The webinar series shares information and ideas from leading figures, scientists and farmers who have implemented landscape management changes.
Part 1: Why healthy soils are important, what is the science telling us and a view from on the ground…
- The Honourable Michael Jeffery, Former Governor General, Soils for Life Chairman and the Advocate for Soil Health
- Mike Grundy, leading CSIRO’s research into observing and understanding trends in Australian landscapes. Download presentation
- David Marsh, grazier from near Boorowa in NSW, former board member of the Lachlan CMA, Landcare member. Download presentation
Part 2: How do we practically regenerate our soil health?
- Colin Seis, grazier and cropping on the property Winona, near Gulgong in NSW. Colin is the leader in ‘Pasture Cropping’ and his techniques are being trialled more widely in Australia and overseas. Download presentation
- Shane Joyce, grazier from Dukes Plain on the Brigalow Belt outside of Theodore in Central Queensland. Shane is successfully managing his grazing and regenerating vegetation to build soil health and deliver increased productivity.
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Part 3: How do we measure and extend effective practices?
- Tim Wright, grazier from Lana, near Uralla in NSW. Tim’s monitoring of rainfall and stocking rates provides evidence of how his holistic practices have supported an increased carrying capacity regardless of rainfall. Download presentation
- Bill and Rhonda Daly, grazing and cropping on the property Milgadara, near Young in NSW. Measurement and monitoring have been key to the Daly’s understanding of their landscape, enabling them to balance soil structural, biological and mineral components. Download presentation
- John Talbot, Assistant Secretary – Sustainable Resource Management – Dept Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries