Jono Frew: ODPG Conference Presentation

Jono Frew from Quorum Sense is off to a flying start as he cartwheels into his presentation! He talks about his journey into regenerative farming and the social and mental benefits that come with it. He believes that the regenerative approach not only positively impacts the farm, but also improves the quality of life. Continue reading Jono Frew: ODPG Conference Presentation

Phyllis Tichinin: ODPG Conference Presentation

Phyllis Tichinin, soils consultant, eco-nutritionist and former organic dairy support farmer, takes a look at soil aggregation, an important aspect of soil function and health, and shows us how it works. Don’t miss the interesting demonstration she uses to prove her point in her presentation ‘Soil Aggregation Made Sexy: Biology vs Water Power’ Continue reading Phyllis Tichinin: ODPG Conference Presentation

Why Policymaker Interest in Regenerative Agriculture is Blooming

John McCrone’s article on the ODPG Conference (Day 1) in which he outlines presentations by Peter Barrett, Phyllis Tichinin, Hamish Bielski, Walter Jehne and Peter Fraser, and talks to attendees Dairy Farmer, Max Purnell, and Regenerative Consultant, John King. Continue reading Why Policymaker Interest in Regenerative Agriculture is Blooming

How to Grow Your Soil – A Look at the Literature

An interesting Farmers Weekly ‘Pulpit’ article from David Horwood (Kiwifruit Grower and Beef Farmer) looks at the advice on building soil and increasing filtration rates from Allan Savory, Charles Massy and Gabe Brown, and asks what can be done to improve and increase New Zealand’s topsoil. Continue reading How to Grow Your Soil – A Look at the Literature