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by matto
Fri Mar 26, 2010 8:45 am
Forum: All General Questions about NSF
Topic: Would this work?
Replies: 10
Views: 2454

I saw an article by Rowan Reid of the Master Tree Growers they were trialling sandalwood over in WA for salinity conrol. David Jenkins seems to be the local MTG for WA, have a look at their website at agroforestry.net.au. Surely not all gums are allelopathic, Duane? I have seen sugar gums used in a ...
by matto
Wed Mar 24, 2010 12:19 pm
Forum: All General Questions about NSF
Topic: Would this work?
Replies: 10
Views: 2454

N & C mulch is that things like tree branches etc? i am new to all this NSF stuff is there some where i can find information on what things i need to plant? is it in Peters Book? Hi Matt You might find David Holmgren's "Trees on a Treeless Plain" useful for design aspects and possibly...
by matto
Mon Mar 22, 2010 2:17 pm
Forum: Information for the Day
Topic: Quivara Coalition
Replies: 1
Views: 1193

I have heard that Kirk Gadziz and friends will be coming to Australia for some workshops with the regenerative agriculture workshop series.
www.regenag.com
Free for Prime Producers and farm managers.
by matto
Mon Mar 22, 2010 2:11 pm
Forum: Information for the Day
Topic: Quivara Coalition
Replies: 1
Views: 1193

Quivara Coalition

I would hope that Peter is aware of this group of 'ranchers' in America, the ethos and action plans are similar to what NSF is trying to achieve. http://quiviracoalition.org About Us The Quivira Coalition was founded by a rancher and two conservationists in June, 1997, to build bridges among rancher...
by matto
Mon Mar 22, 2010 11:21 am
Forum: Links that may interest friends of NSF
Topic: Tree Project
Replies: 3
Views: 2687

Tree Project

TreeProject is a non-profit community organisation dedicated to revegetating the Victorian landscape with indigenous trees, shrubs and grasses. We work with farmers, landcare groups, park authorities, government authorities and hundreds of volunteers to achieve our goals. TreeProject's largest volun...
by matto
Thu Mar 11, 2010 9:38 pm
Forum: Should Natural Sequence Farming become a part of the next election debate
Topic: Food Sovereignty
Replies: 3
Views: 15558

Food Sovereignty

Just been reading the "Manifesto on the Future of Food" by The International Commission on the Future of Food and Agriculture We support the fundamental principle of national, regional and community food sovereignty. All local, national and regional entities and communities have the inhere...
by matto
Wed Mar 10, 2010 11:00 pm
Forum: Questions about the NEW book 'Beyond the Brink'.
Topic: White Ants producing CO2
Replies: 5
Views: 4566

ok so this CH4 and the science is all too much. white ants have been doing their thing since before the industrial age and will be doing it post oil. http://www.carbonfarmersofaustralia.com. Carbon Farming can give growers additional income while rewarding them for changes in their land management t...
by matto
Wed Mar 10, 2010 12:53 pm
Forum: Your experiences with other theories and practices
Topic: End of the drought???
Replies: 22
Views: 10661

I have been watching weather maps since i was 13, 20 years of wanting to catch good surf, and the patterns of lows crossing australia from the NW to the SE of australia of late are truely impressing. I was at David Arnold's murrnong property on the weekend to see his design to turn the farm forest i...
by matto
Wed Mar 10, 2010 12:38 pm
Forum: All General Questions about NSF
Topic: help with lantana
Replies: 8
Views: 3368

Just posted this link somewhere else too.
http://healersbydesign.blogspot.com/201 ... -dust.html
by matto
Wed Mar 10, 2010 12:36 pm
Forum: Questions about the NEW book 'Beyond the Brink'.
Topic: "using lantana / privet"
Replies: 1
Views: 2279

Here is alink to one use for lantana.
http://healersbydesign.blogspot.com/201 ... -dust.html
by matto
Wed Mar 10, 2010 12:33 pm
Forum: Questions about the NEW book 'Beyond the Brink'.
Topic: White Ants producing CO2
Replies: 5
Views: 4566

My understanding from reading this statement is tat the white ants are releasing the CO2 that is locked up in the wood the consume/destroy.
by matto
Wed Feb 17, 2010 3:55 pm
Forum: All General Questions about NSF
Topic: All ideas for contour lines!
Replies: 43
Views: 13030

Also was re-reading Back from the Brink and noticed that Peter says to use two swales. So I now realise my swale is only 20% complete I couldn't quite work out why. Does anyone know? Through reading rainforest regeneration books, they also say to use the double swale. In between the swales bury a w...
by matto
Fri Feb 05, 2010 11:51 am
Forum: Should Natural Sequence Farming become a part of the next election debate
Topic: government support for organic conversion
Replies: 1
Views: 2154

government support for organic conversion

If the government is sincerely looking into using soil as a carbon sink then it should, in turn, look to the obvious benefits of organic farming practises including holistic management, biodynamic and natural sequence farming. Converting to organic farming results in losses of income through loss of...
by matto
Sat Jan 23, 2010 10:22 am
Forum: Questions about the book, 'Back from the Brink'
Topic: Burning vegetation to lessen fire risk
Replies: 15
Views: 11577

David Holmgren, co-founder of permaculture, has a free download called The Flywire House at his website http://www.holmgren.com.au, which includes design's for fire around your house using fire-retardant species. He has also been working on some natural rehabilitation at the Spring Creek Gully where...
by matto
Sat Jan 23, 2010 9:53 am
Forum: Questions about the NEW book 'Beyond the Brink'.
Topic: Weeds and Lime
Replies: 8
Views: 5270

www.soilandhealth.org is another great online resource library.

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