Finding the right balance

December 2, 2016

Finding the right balance was the focus of the Australian visit of international holistic farming expert Joshua Dukart from North Dakota, with more than 160 people attending his full day workshops as well as hearing him speak at Underground and during farm tours. Joshua is a certified educator of holistic management and an agricultural and...


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Regenerative Ag

October 5, 2016

We talk about sustainable agriculture and feeding the world, but a new way is entering our farm gates and it means a whole lot more than being sustainable. Regenerative Ag is happening in Australia, and around the world, where farmers are rethinking their systems in their quest to find the right balance. Hear from Australian...


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Farmers are a social bunch – how Twitter is changing their world

August 12, 2016

Twitter handle – @VicNotill When a group of like-minded farmers formed the Victorian No-Till Farmers Association in 2002 they were looking for a way to share information and provide support to others who wanted to grow better food and fibre through improving soil health. They hosted paddock walks, machinery demonstrations and an annual conference to...


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Australian farmers go underground to regenerate their farming systems

July 19, 2016

More than 500 cropping and livestock farmers from across Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia and New South Wales are rethinking their farming systems after the 14th annual Vic No-Till conference. The Underground conference in Bendigo, farm tours in western, northern and southern Victoria and workshops in Dunkeld and Horsham centred on regenerative concepts, where we...


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UNDERGROUND – Building Better Farming Systems

May 18, 2016

Underground – 14th Annual Conference Program Bendigo July 7th 2016 8.00 – 8.20am                    Registrations/Seating 8.20 – 8.30am                    Welcome: VNTFA President Paul Oxbrow (10mins) 8.30 – 9.30am                    Joshua Dukart, Bismarck, North Dakota – Managing Land, Wealth & People for Success? Are you farming the way you want to? A Whole Farm Decision making framework (60 mins)...


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Residue is the Salvation of the Soil

April 20, 2016

“This system is strongly carbon-positive. It is capable of reversing the carbon-stripping process because it mimics nature’s method of removing CO2 from the atmosphere and putting it back into the soil (called sequestration). No other method of drilling does this as effectively and certainly not conventional tillage or ploughing.” Malcolm Hopwood interview with Dr John...


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A ripper of a stripper – Victorian growers get excited

April 13, 2016

As part of a joint stubble retention project, Vic No-Till with the help of Hutcheon and Pearce, demonstrated a Shelbourne Reynolds combine harvester stripper front on no-till CTF farms across Victoria including the Mallee, Northern Victoria and the Western District. The front created great excitement and enthusiasm among growers who could see multiple benefits of...


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Green Taylor Partners

December 3, 2015

Green Taylor Partners prides itself on delivering what it says, on time. Its aim is to provide a premium accounting and business solutions service and is committed to identifying services that will add value to client relationships.


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Great Plains

December 2, 2015

American-based company Great Plains is recognised internationally as a leading producer of grain drills and other agricultural machinery such as planters, tillage equipment, fertiliser placement equipment, sprayers, and compact drills.


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