The Role of the Soil Food Web: Webinar

We’ll be running regular webinars on all sorts of farming topics for the rest of the year as part of a programme provided to our members. ‘When life in the soil is in balance, the minerals in the soil will be balanced as well.’ Agriculture has for centuries cultivated and farmed the soil for food. Each decade has seen the introduction of new methods, different strategies and to an extent, successful technologies to feed the population. After WWII the industrial revolution witnessed spoils of the period being applied to the ground boosting grass growth to everyone’s delight. The rewards were … Continue reading The Role of the Soil Food Web: Webinar

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

Book Your Place Before 2nd March

We started planning this two-day conference about eight months ago, and it began with a title – ‘The Regenerative Soil Solution’ – which sums up our growing need to regenerate soil functions in order to restore water, food, and health quality to New Zealanders, and sequester carbon in the face of a changing climate. Continue reading Book Your Place Before 2nd March