ODPG WEBINAR: Soil, Cows and Carbon

To help make sense of how carbon fits within our farming systems, Phyllis Tichinin – soils consultant, eco-nutritionist and former organic dairy support farmer – will be joining me for this webinar. The main focus will be on the connection between fertiliser applications, pasture qualities, methane emissions and soil carbon. Continue reading ODPG WEBINAR: Soil, Cows and Carbon

Stop Treating Soil Like Dirt

The first UN Global Symposium on Soil Biodiversity is taking place from the 19th to the 22nd of April, with the aim of producing a World Soil Charter to support actions to protect soil biodiversity. You can attend the symposium webinars for free at 11pm (Auckland time) each day of the conference, by registering HERE.

With destructive farming and deforestation practises, we are losing our rich networks of topsoil 50 to 100 times faster than we can rebuild it. A recent article in The Guardian highlights the crisis of soil degradation, and the impact it has on our climate. Continue reading Stop Treating Soil Like Dirt