Nutrition farming for broadacre

September 23, 2020

We have just uploaded our latest webinar to VicNoTill’s YouTube channel. VicNoTill president Brent Rothacker and board member Tara Hindson catch up with Graeme Sait, CEO and co-founder of Nurtri-Tech Solutions, TED Talk presenter ‘Humus saves the world’ and internationally sought after presenter on links between soil, plant, animal and human health. Graeme travels the...

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Residue to the MAX

July 28, 2020

Stubble residue drives productivity. How? It reduces evaporation, protects against erosion and provides young plants with a better growing environment. A stripper front is a tool that maximises residue. Here’s a first hand account of Australian growers who are using stripper fronts, plus one South Dakotan farmer whose been using them since the early 1990s....

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Soil farming – a balancing act

July 16, 2020

• Toby Caithness, 340ha Bengworden • Trevor and Carryn Caithness, 1400ha Forge Creek • East Gippsland VIC • Cattle, sheep and cropping • Summer forage crops for cattle • Also own a fertiliser supply and spreading business • Using nutrients to balance soils for past two decades This story first appeared in From the Ground...

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VicNoTill Webinars

July 13, 2020

With VicNoTill’s focus on bringing farmers together in paddocks, at workshops and at our sell-out annual conference – 2020 has required a big shift in the way we keep our members in touch with each other. We’ve introduced live webinars and have launched a new YouTube channel where we are sharing these webinars and other...

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Tribute to retiring VicNoTill board members

February 14, 2020

It is with mixed emotions that VicNoTill has farewelled two of its valuable board members, president Grant Sims and treasurer Ross Watson. Ross, who farms near Swan Hill in the Mallee, joined VicNoTill in 2014 and Grant from Pine Grove in North Central Victoria joined the following year. They opened their paddocks and enthusiastically welcomed...

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Nicole Masters Soils Masterclass in March

January 27, 2020

VicNoTill is proud to bring agro-ecologist, educator and systems thinker Nicole Masters back to Australia for a three day intensive workshop in the Wimmera starting Tuesday March 24, 2020. Visit our What’s On page for full details and bookings. You can also read an article by Nicole – Profitable Transitions into Regenerative Ag – which...

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Exciting time to be in ag: TARA HINDSON

January 20, 2020

This article first appeared in From the Ground Up, Spring 2019, Vic No-Till’s member magazine. To become a member and access the latest in regenerative farming systems in Australia join the Vic No-Till farmer network HERE. Exciting time to be in ag By Melissa Pouliot Tara and Rob Hindson, daughters Isabelle and Winnie ‘Brippick’ Neuarpurr,...

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January 16, 2020

LawrieCo has been developing and manufacturing biological nutrition solutions for the Australian agricultural market for 21 years.  Based in Adelaide, South Australia LawrieCo embraces a solution-driven approach to product development which has seen it become a well-recognised business in the biological space. LawrieCo works with growers and reseller partners to deliver biological nutrition programs that...

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Stepping towards fully functioning soils: BRENT ROTHACKER

September 24, 2019

VicNoTill president Brent Rothacker first appeared in From the Ground Up in 2017, soon after he joined the board. At the time he sent out an open invitation to farmers to visit his north-central Victorian property at Bridgewater to see the zero-till, regenerative system he and his father have been building since VicNoTill started in...

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HAGGERTY: Prospect for a new agriculture, Natural Intelligence Farming

June 26, 2019

This article appeared in the Vic No-Till Members Magazine From the Ground Up, Autumn 2018 edition, and Ian and Di Haggerty were guest speakers at our 2018 Conference. We print three magazines a year and post to our members, with the focus on innovative Australian farmers such as the Haggerty family: more membership details.  SNAPSHOT...

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