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climate smartfarmer in focus

Ian Onley

At a glance Who: Ian Onley What:  Bullfrog Gully Produce is a 90 acre farm specialising in Australian Demeter Biodynamic produce, including eggs and milk.  Where: The farm is located in Gormandale, VIC.  Can you tell us about your property? …
Claire
March 22, 2021
climate smartfarmer in focus

Mark & Carol Barnett

At a glance Who: Mark & Carol Barnett What: 60ha dryland raising Angus cattle using ET & AI to breed elite Carcase Maker Stud Stock. We focus on genetics and pasture management to mitigate the risk of adverse seasonal conditions.…
Claire
February 23, 2021
climate smartfarmer in focus

Kerry and Fernando Caligiore

At a glance Who: Kerry and Fernando Caligiore What: Calenny Orchard, a small 20-acre piece of land Where: Crooked Corner, located in the Upper Lachlan Shire on the Southern Tablelands of NSW. We are approximately 90 kms from Goulburn and…
Claire
August 20, 2020
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