FARMERS HELPING FARMERS podcast – Episode 11

December 30, 2023

Phil Peterson –  Building carbon in soils, Part 2 In this second episode with Phil Peterson from Loam Bio, Farmers Helping Farmers podcast host Dan Fox explores in more detail Phil’s passion for rebuilding soil carbon on farms. If you haven’t listened to Part 1, we suggest you go back to Episode 6 of Farmers...


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New board member follows farming dream

December 29, 2023

Callum Lawson Avenel, VIC New VicNoTill board member Callum Lawson has always loved farming and as a child was a willing helper to his father Les, friends, neighbours and anyone who’d let him do farm chores while growing up in the Strathbogie ranges in Victoria. Les and Callum’s Mum Netta purchased a hobby farm in...


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VicNoTill new board member takes a regenerative approach to corporate farming

December 29, 2023

Angus Ingram Kilter Rural Kyabram VIC & Tocumwal NSW Agricultural investment manager Angus Ingram has a curious mind and asks an endless stream of questions. When it comes to profitable farming systems, he believes farmers shouldn’t hesitate to ask more questions. “Most people trust what their agronomist of the past 20 years tells them but...


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TRAN$ITION23 PODCAST SERIES – NAKALA MADDOCK: A fascinating insight into worm farming

September 28, 2023

Episode 10 of the Farmers Helping Farmers podcast. Search “Farmers Helping Farmers Vic No Till” on your preferred Podcast App! Click here for Spotify Click here for Apple Subscribe, leave a review and listen now. Worms inspire lifelong journey of discovery The worms at NutriSoil are treated like royalty, because they are the key to sustainability, healthy...


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Tran$ition23 conference series: Country Today interview with Mike Porter NZ

September 9, 2023

The VicNoTill conference and network hosted a group of regenerative farmers from New Zealand including Mike Porter, a prime lamb producer from near South Canterbury in New Zealand’s South Island. He spoke about his farming journey to Libby Price from Ace Radio program Country Today. Mike was with the Foundation of Arable Research. Mike’s presentation...


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Tran$ition23 conference series: Country Today interview with Grant Sims

September 9, 2023

Libby Price from Ace Radio’s Country Today rural program caught up with VicNoTill’s former president Grant Sims at our conference for an indepth chat about cover crops/multi-species pastures and the role they can play in your farming system.  Grant is also the founder of Down Under Covers who are one of VicNoTill’s valued sponsors.


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Soils in All Seasons: ROADSHOW NSW & VIC!

September 7, 2023

VicNoTill is hitting the road with leading Australian soil advisors Ed Scott and Michael Eyres to dig deeper than ever before into soil issues and opportunities across NSW and Victoria. We invite growers to join us at field days covering strategic soil management, whole of landscape effect, matching soil to moisture management, soil climate boundaries...


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Catch up on Tran$ition23 conference via livestream

July 26, 2023

Farmers from around Australia and as far as NZ and the UK gathered in Moama, NSW to share the challenges and benefits of transitioning a farm to achieve regenerative outcomes at VicNoTill’s annual 3-day conference, Tran$ition23. Growing nutrient-rich food, personal wellbeing and transitioning farming systems to better care for soils were on the agenda at...


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Invitation to be part of Australia’s leading farmer-based group VicNoTill

July 26, 2023

VicNoTill is looking for new Australian farmers to help us lead our global network of like-minded farmers. VicNoTill’s goal is to advance regenerative, biological, nutrition-rich farming systems and share knowledge and expertise. We are seeking expressions of interest before 25th August 2023 by: Emailing Amy: manager@vicnotill.com.au Completing the form HERE Board members will be elected...


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2020 VicNoTill conference speakers

July 5, 2023

VicNoTill is pleased to present yet another fantastic lineup of top quality presenters for the 2023 annual conference “Tran$ition23”. We are all about farmers helping farmers, and ours is one of Australia’s leading farmer conferences. You won’t want to miss this! In-person and livestream tickets are available HERE  Full conference program available HERE Print out the...


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2023 VicNoTill conference program out now

July 5, 2023

VicNoTill has released its full program for the 2023 conference “Tran$ition23” which is on July 18, 19 and 20 at Rich River Golf Club Moama. In-person and livestream tickets are available HERE  Print out the full program and speaker profiles Tran$ition23ProgramSpeakers 21 years of farmers helping farmers A small group of innovative broadacre cropping farmers...


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FARMERS HELPING FARMERS podcast: Episode 7

July 4, 2023

Episode 7 TOM BRIGGS – Lessons About Context And Nutrition When Shifting To A Regenerative Farming System In this episode of Farmers Helping Farmers our host Dan Fox catches up with vice president Tom Briggs. As a third generation farmer in Victoria, Australia, Tom was never a big fan of school; especially the reading and...


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What happens with your soil infiltration under different management systems?

July 1, 2023

VicNoTill was the first to bring a rainfall simulator to Australia in 2017 as a way of showing rain impact and soil infiltration under different farming systems. Our farmers helping farmers group has presented the rainfall simulator at many conferences and paddock events, creating a lot of discussion and interest, and resulting in many farmers...


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Bio Gro

June 27, 2023

Bio Gro is a proud family owned and operated business located in South Australia and Victoria. Spanning three generations, the Van Schaik family plays a vital role within the business to ensure the vision and innovation that started some 45 years ago by our late founder Hans Van Schaik continues. Our journey started in the...


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FARMERS HELPING FARMERS podcast – episode 6

May 23, 2023

LISTEN HERE Building Carbon in Soils with Phil Peterson In Episode 6 of Farmers Helping Farmers our host Dan Fox catches up with Phil Peterson who is passionate about rebuilding soil carbon on farms. In the many conversations Dan has had with Phil in the paddock, this passion has come through clearly, and Dan thought...


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PHIL PETERSON – Building carbon in soils

May 19, 2023

NEW EPISODE In Episode 6 of Farmers Helping Farmers our host Dan Fox catches up with Phil Peterson who is passionate about rebuilding soil carbon on farms. In the many conversations Dan has had with Phil in the paddock, this passion has come through clearly, and Dan thought it was about time he captured some...


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