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climate smartfarmer in focus

Sam McCardel

At a glance Who: Sam McCardel, Climate Smart Masterclass participant in 2018 What: Small Sheep, Cattle and Cropping enterprise of 426 Acres with diverse other income streams. Solar powered. Pig manure soil improvement program. Seeking to establish a bush retreat…
Claire
August 6, 2020
climate smartfarmer in focus

Robert Quirk

Our climate-smart farmer in focus this month is Robert Quirk. Robert is a Tweed Valley cane farmer who is also an advocate and teacher of sustainable farming practices. He is the recipient of a number of awards, including Carbon Farmer…
FCA
March 27, 2019
climate smartfarmer in focus

Kerrie McMartin

At a glance Who: Kerrie McMartin and her dad Graham McMartin What:  Grows commercial crops of lychees, custard apples and sugar cane as well as running a pick-your-own strawberry agritourism business. The custard apples and strawberries are grown on the…
FCA
October 16, 2019
climate smartfarmer in focus

Jon Wright

At a glance Who: Jon Wright What:  Beef Seedstock and commercial producer Where: Cowra, central west NSW Jon Wright is a beef seedstock and commercial producer from Cowra in central-west New South Wales. Jon is focussed on breeding a low…
FCA
November 21, 2019