Break it down

An Excerpt from Nicole Masters book For the Love of Soil: In hotter and drier environments, it’s the ants and termites who fill the niche of earthworms. They are nature’s garbage collectors, taking organic materials into their homes, aerating soil and improving water cycles. By increasing water infiltration and...
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Winter grazing with out the mud

Winter grazing of livestock in various parts of New Zealand is currently a contentious issue, due to concerns around sediment loss and animal welfare. Various regional councils are tightening up on current methods, but sediment loss is still assumed to be part of the process and there have been...
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Regenerative Rock Stars

When it comes to regenerative agriculture there is a lot of press and reverence for those that seemingly began this practice. The rock stars. The gurus. The ones that pull a crowd. We could argue who, and when, and how long ago, but these people, and others, get the...
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8 reasons to monitor your soil health

What if there was a simple practice that when implemented regularly would provide opportunities for informed decisions, reduced risks, increased profit, improved confidence and act as an early warning system for unintended consequences arising in your land management system?   Monitoring your soil health on a regular basis will provide...
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