“With the concerns around agriculture in New Zealand and in the world at the moment, regenerative agriculture addresses so many of those.” Continue reading The Young Farmers Embracing Change
Farm Field day at Shortland Farm in Opunake. We will look at what it takes to create a diverse farm landscape, including how to create and improve diversity in pastures, trees for food and habitat and driving your soil to new levels. . . . COST: ODPG Members $30:00 Non-Members $60:00 Course Tutors: Phyllis Tichinin & Steve Erickson . . . TO SECURE YOUR PLACE, please fill out the contact form Continue reading Creating Farm Diversity – Soil – Pasture and Landscape
Meet Nick and Jo Collins as they discuss what conventional farmers can do to meet environmental regulations; things that they have learnt over their 15 years of organic farming. Continue reading Environmental Tips for Conventional Farmers
Three farms in the Bay of Plenty, managed by three siblings, are converting to organic after being inspired by a book. All have no doubt that they are doing the right thing. Continue reading Working with Nature NOT Against it
By carrying out numerous experiments on his own farm, and educating others on the results, Steve is providing valuable research ‘straight from the farmer’. Continue reading ‘Straight from the Farmer’ Based Research
Learn more about the mysteries of the Arboreal Food Web by watching this interesting talk by Michael Phillips at the Soil and Nutrition Conference 2018 Continue reading Arboreal Food Web
Diversity : the Organic Road to Riches. Rich Soils – Rich Social Network – Rich with Knowledge – Rich with Excitement.
ODPG Annual Conference & AGM at The Boat Shed, Cambridge on March 21st 2019.
With an incredible Cast of Performers starring YOU the Farmer and a host of knowledgeable speakers.
Continue reading ODPG Annual Conference and AGM
Phyllis Tichinin is a soils consultant, eco-nutritionist and former organic dairy support farmer. She provides education and coaching to farmers transitioning to organic pastoral production as well as distributing Dr Paul Dettloff’s Lab organically certified animal remedies in New Zealand. Continue reading ODPG Conference Spotlight: Phyllis Tichinin
In this presentation Dr Jones will explain how enhancing above – and below – ground diversity to maximise the power of photosynthesis and creating a robust soil microbiome Continue reading Beef and Lamb NZ: Events of Interest
Results from a study on Herbicide use and effects on crop yields and plant diversity. Continue reading A Study on Herbicide Use