Soil Health Masterclass Boyup Brook Feb, 2017
Another fantastic Boyup Brook workshop. Please click on the links below for reference material Nicole has asked us to share.
Nicole Masters 2016 SRF Tour Resources
Walter Jehne 2016 SRF Tour Resources
Click on the link below to access paper provided by Walter.
Ian Anderson 2016 SRF Tour Resources
Click on the link below to access Ians Powerpoint presentation.
Check out this great article from Acres USA on how you can improve your soil health through mob grazing. Without sowing any pastures they are establishing over 40 types of native plants. Creative fencing, good record keeping and regularly meeting with like-minded farmers is all part of the success.
The power of the mighty earthworm! A must read on what tricky treats these worms can do in our soil! Just to name a few – Creating channels for water to infiltrate and gases such as oxygen, carbon and nitrogen to move through the soil. Lining our soil with calcium and nutrients, pumping out carbon, humic and fulvic acids to increase solubility of minerals we apply to the soil and balancing our PH.
Love the work of Christine Jones? Check out these great papers that give insight into the principles of biological farming. We all have different methods of farming, different preferences, machines, climate etc, but if we can grasp the basic principles and incorporate them into our farming practices, we have a recipe for restoring our soils.