Drought and flooding rains

Walter Jehne, former CSIRO Climate Scientist and Microbiologist, founder of Healthy Soils Australia, has written a 3-part document on drought in Australia and in it he demonstrates many scientific facts about how we should be managing our soils. There are …

Our one and only Earth

‘There is no Planet B’ From the Climate Crisis to the Extinction Crisis What is happening and what must happen now-and fast Dr Johannes Bauer The Australian Institute of Ecological Agriculture Co-operative Ltd Climate Change and Biodiversity Program Having worked …

Editorial May 2019

“There are moments when troubles enter our lives and we can do nothing to avoid them. But they are there for a reason. Only when we have overcome them will we understand why they were there.” Quote from writer Paulo …

Agronomic Review: The latest

NARROW SPACING IN CHICKPEAS Queensland researchers report using narrow-row spacing to help fight annual ryegrass (ARG) in chickpea crops. A two-year Gatton trial compared results between rows spaced 25cm apart with those spaced 75cm apart. The scientists found narrow-row spacing …

Link between Glyphosate and Kidney Disease

And now to a story that is never far from the headlines. If is about an EPA – Registered herbicide that has been linked to kidney disease. This story demonstrates the extent that entities will go to protext their commercial …

Editorial March 2019

On the 21 March a meeting was held at Southern Cross University  (SCU) which will have a large bearing on the future direction of the regenerative agricultural movement. Over 20 leaders of agricultural organisations met to discuss the formation of …

AIEA News February 2019

The AGM of the AIEA was held last December and elected 10 board members. These board members are: Kerry Cochrane (President) Kirsty Yeates (Secretary) Meg Hoskins (Treasurer) Elke Knebel (e-communications) and six general members – Johannes Bauer, David Hardwick, Peter …

Editorial February 2019

“Our civilization is being sacrificed for the opportunity of a very small number of people to continue making enormous sums of money.” So said Greta Thunberg the young Swedish school girl who sat outside the Swedish Parliament for weeks on …

Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance Farm Day Out

Mark your diary for this event! AFSA (Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance) is hosting our inaugural Farm Day Out on the 17th of March at Jonai Farms (Eganstown, Vic), with a stellar line up of Australian bands, local food, booze, and …