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

WEBINAR: Organic Pest Control

In the ideal organic regime everything is balanced, the pests are no longer pests and disease no longer exists. The realization of establishing the above environment is it takes time, and lots of it. It also involves a lot of trial and errors that can be expensive. In our next webinar, we’ll be looking at forms of organic pest control with Tanya and Scott from UPL. Continue reading WEBINAR: Organic Pest Control

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