Detoxing from the agrarian cocaine – it’s not easy

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Eighteen months ago I bit the bullet and committed to converting our wee farm, Raumai iti, to regenerative practices. At the time I wrote a blog about why I was converting which got lots of attention. That blog had the added bonus of actually holding me to account, and helping me with...
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Talkin Soil Compaction

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Podcast with Nicole Masters, ‘Talkin After Hours with the Lower Blackwood LCDC’ hosted by Jo Wren and Kate Tarrant. “Compaction; we drill deep” Links: Apple podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/talkin-after-hours-with-the-lower-blackwood-lcdc/id1506549056 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/2rndlcG4WLEioXncIaPjD7 Website: https://lowerblackwood.com.au/talkin-after-hours-podcasts
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6 keys to successfully using biological stimulants

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Many land managers transitioning to regenerative agriculture become interested in applying bio-stimulants to bring life back into their system.  There are some simple options to explore in this realm that can suddenly have us excited about farming again.   It is SO much more fun than spending our days applying...
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Break it down

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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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“For the Love of Soil” is a land manager’s roadmap to healthy soil, revitalized food systems in challenging times

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New book equips producers with the tools and knowledge to profitably regenerate ecosystem health October 1, 2019 – Research has shown nearly a third of arable land worldwide has been lost to degradation and erosion over the past 40 years. Globally-recognized soil advocate and agroecologist Nicole Masters delivers the...
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