Retaining Moisture levels in landscape

Retaining moisture levels in the landscape for future production The Land | Stephen Burns | July 29, 2020 Australian farmers have access to the most natural and abundant resource in the world, solar energy. It is a free and consistent source of power which can [...]

Retaining Moisture levels in landscape2020-08-06T12:08:25+09:30

Dung beetles prove resilient in bushfires

Dung Beetle Farm Online | Shan Goodwin | March 12, 2020 The valuable little critters fast becoming a best friend to the cattle producer, dung beetles, appear to have held their numbers relatively well in bushfire ravaged regions. Scientists have been pleasantly surprised by the abundant and diverse populations [...]

Dung beetles prove resilient in bushfires2020-03-23T16:29:42+10:30

Reward for Carbon storage – Nutrien

Chuck Magro, CEO, Nutrien Dr Steve Hatfield-Dodds Farm Online | Andrew Marshall | March 12, 2020 The world's 1.5 billion hectares of farmland could be doing much more to absorb greenhouse gases while also generating a new agricultural commodity revenue category for farmers, says global agribusiness boss Chuck Magro. [...]

Reward for Carbon storage – Nutrien2020-03-22T15:13:23+10:30

Dust storm photographs

Dust storm, Dubbo, Parkes, NSW, Australia The Land | Nadine Morton | January 20, 2020 BLUE Sky, then dust, then thunder, then rain - what a spectacular evening it was in Dubbo, Parkes and western parts of the region on Sunday night. A low [...]

Dust storm photographs2020-03-19T16:25:08+10:30

Introducing new dung beetles to reduce flies

Dung beetles at work Introducing new dung beetles to reduce flies The Land | Sharon O'Keefe | January 14, 2020 Swallowed a few flies this summer? Australian scientists are looking to introduce new species of dung beetle, hoping to decrease fly populations exacerbated by [...]

Introducing new dung beetles to reduce flies2020-03-15T15:08:38+10:30

Biodiversity Convservation Trust (BCT)

Shirley Handy Wild Pigs around trap Biodiversity Field Day Feral Cats on Five Corners Biodiversity Conservation Trust The Land | Lucy Kinbacher | October 17, 2019 A growing number of NSW landholders are voluntarily converting their properties into conservation areas as a result of the [...]

Biodiversity Convservation Trust (BCT)2020-03-15T15:08:38+10:30

Rehydration of the land

Peter Hazell Coordinator of Mulloon Creen Community Project Mulloon Community Project The Land | Stephen Burns | August 1, 2019 Preserving the essential nature of our landscape was the focus of an address at the regenerative agriculture workshop hosted by Gillian Sanbrook at her [...]

Rehydration of the land2020-03-15T15:08:39+10:30

Land clearing regulation

Block land clearing - loss of virgin scrub or invasive cyprus and ironbark regrowth? Returning Cyprus dominating a paddock near Bingera, NSW Unmanaged regrowth after a fire near Tingha Lack of regulatory whip The Land | Jamie Brown | June 30, 2019 Lack of [...]

Land clearing regulation2020-03-23T16:37:20+10:30

Regenerative Agriculture

Lorraine Gordon - Regenerative Agriculture Alliance - Southern Cross University, Lismore NSW Push for subsidised regenerative agriculture The Land | Jamie Brown | June 12,2019 After more than 80 years of industrial-style agriculture dominating Australian broad acre production, a new way of assessing the [...]

Regenerative Agriculture2020-03-15T15:08:39+10:30

Sheepmeat Council of Australia – position on mulesing

Dr Kat Giles CEO Sheepmeat Council Auctions Plus: Mulesing percentage by stock category. 2016-17 Sheep Central | Terry Sim | September 27, 2017 AUSTRALIA’S leading sheep meat producer body has declared that prime lambs should not be mulesed, and genetics and management changes should be made to enable [...]

Sheepmeat Council of Australia – position on mulesing2020-04-25T15:34:12+09:30
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