THE REGENERATIVE SOIL SOLUTION
Sustainability is NOT enough. We need to regenerate our soil functions in order to restore water, food, and health quality to New Zealanders.
Come and join in with this important conversation on the weekend of March 7th and 8th at Lincoln University, and hear from a multitude of experts and regenerative farmers about how New Zealand farming can move forward in the current climate.
WALTER JEHNE from Healthy Soils Australia :
Explaining the soil/ carbon sponge. How Organic and Regenerative principles restore soil function, restore the filtering of nutrients, restore soil carbon and restore water storage; all of which mitigate and reverse Climate Change.
PAUL SMITH :
Updating us on the MPI /Landcare research to measure soil carbon on a farm scale, to depth.
PROF JACK HEINEMANN :
On the unfolding story of glyphosate.
ALISTAIR HUMPHREY :
Discussing the Danish study linking nitrates of 3ppm to a 15% increased risk of Bowel Cancer.
MIKE JOY :
Speaking on National Water Standards.
ALONG WITH THOSE WALKING THE TALK: LOCAL REGENERATIVE FARMERS
HAMISH BIELSKI :
On his Holistic Planned Grazing of 2500 Romney sheep across 250 ha of diverse pastures, grazing tall, and wintering all grass.
NIGEL GREENWOOD :
Award-Winning spray-free wheat, use of essential oils, covercrops, minimum till, and foliar fert applications.
SIMON OSBORNE :
Will discuss Companion Cropping and Soil Health. Farms 280 ha of 3 soil types with arable grain and seed, multi-species cover crops, use of trichoderma, VAM & Foliar fert.
PETER BARRETT :
Farms 12,000 ha of Linnburn Station on the Maniototo in Central Otago with a background in business means spreadsheets to Africa. After a VSA of the whole property, there are a long list of diverse species related to their function soil type, altitude and performance.
JONO FREW :
Was a former spray contractor before he saw the light and started the Quorum Sense farmers forum . Now with 300 members after one year and growing.
Sign up for the event on our website. Earlybird prices are available until February 1st. Special Offer available to include ODPG Membership for 2020. Places are limited and on a first-come, first-served basis.
WITH THANKS TO OUR EVENT SPONSORS