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Jack is a cropping, wool and lamb farmer from Harden in NSW. This mix helps to diversify and spread risk, as well as playing a critical role in weed management and drought resistance.

A changing climate has led Jack to improve pastures, and alter some farming techniques.

🔗 Read more via the Farmer in Focus link in bio
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Kylie Burton and her husband Bill are based NW of Barcaldine in Queensland, and their story is up now as part of our Farmer in Focus series.

Kylie says: "My ambition for Australian agriculture is to thrive in terms of productivity gains in a climate neutral environment – a win-win!"

Read the full profile via the Farmer in Focus link in our bio 🔗

#farmingforever #aussiefarmer #australianag #agriculture #ruralaustralia #climateaction #renewables #agchatoz #queenslandfarmer
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Colette Glazik is an ethical Merino wool and lamb producer on ‘Lewisham’ in the Northern Midlands of Tasmania. Lewisham recently purchased 900ha of land to conserve and protect it from logging. Climate change is their greatest on-farm challenge with climatic uncertainties producing difficulties in terms of stocking rates, available food stocks and income. The family’s mitigation strategies include a major investment in irrigation, both in water and infrastructure.

#farmingforever #farmerinfocus #climatechange #ethicalwool
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@mattkeanmp made these comments in @sydneymorningherald on announcing a new net zero target for NSW just before Christmas. If you're trying to get your head around Australia's current flooding situation and its impact on farming, watch our webinar with presentations from IPCC Lead Authors Brendan Mackey and Kevin Hennessy and farmer Chloe Fox from Somerset Farm in Seymour in Victoria. Link in our bio. #farmingforever #floods #climatechange ...

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Sophie Angove is a winemaker in the McLaren Vale and Riverland regions of South Australia. Like many ag industries, one of viticulture's main challenges is unpredictable weather conditions.

@angovewine sees a range of ecosystem services, provided by functional biodiversity, that the ag industry in Australia could be utilising within production systems, including pest and disease management, soil moisture retention, reduced erosion and efficient nutrient cycling.

#farmingforever #farmerinfocus #climatechange #organicwine
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Farmers for Climate Action welcomes the NSW Govt announcement of a 70% emissions reduction target by 2035. We need deep emissions reductions to protect our farmers and our food supply, drive regional jobs and create extra income opportunities for farmers.

@mattkeanmp
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Bessie can help you with last minute pressie ideas! Help a farmer like Bessie make climate more visible with a one off donation of $20 and buy a farmer a farm gate sign. (link in bio)

Wishing all of our farmers and supporters a safe and happy festive season! ⭐
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Sick of seeing the impact climate change was having on their industry and the mental health of their central Queensland community, Grazier neighbours Melanie Shannon and Melinee Leather, decided to do something about it.

They've formed a community of people working together to share learnings and share information around technology.
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Our volunteers Steph and Steve recently held a Farmers for Climate Action stall at the Where Food Begins festival in SA for World Soil Day, where they bumped into chef and Tassie farmer Matt Evans! We are so grateful for all the efforts of our hardworking volunteers like Steph and Steve in 2022, and can't wait to see what we achieve together next year ☀️ ...

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Read the full article via the link in our bio 🌱🐑

#farmingforever #climatechange #aussiefarmers
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This Christmas help us make climate visible and buy a farmer a farm gate sign. A one-off donation of $20 helps us get the message out there, that all farmers want for Christmas is climate action! 🎄donate at the link in our bio! ...

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Meg is a beef farmer from South Gippsland in Victoria.

Since taking over the farm in 2016, she has focussed on improving soil and pasture health, rather than stock numbers and turnover. She now run just as many head on our property with far greater benefits.
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Richard Zwar is a pine nut farmer near Rushworth in Victoria. He has 250 hectares planted and has adopted no till cover and has planted poly crops between rows of the pines to improve soil health and biodiversity. ...

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Farmers for Climate Action members Melinee and Rob Leather are beef producers from Banana, QLD. They have invested in renewables, and their operations are reaping the rewards ☀️ Read more using the link in our bio. ...

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"Five South Australian farmers from a wide range of operations are
among 20 climate-smart farming scholarship recipients."

Read more about these farmers' incredible stories using the link in our bio 👆
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Want to know more about electric farm vehicles and when you can get them? Join us to hear from Stephanie Gersekowski (John Deere) and Ross De Rango (Electric Vehicle Council) who will share what is on the horizon for electric farm vehicles! 🚜 RSVP using the link in our bio! ...

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Farmers for climate action is running a virtual workshop for Tasmanian farmers to find out what they would like to see in a national climate change and agriculture policy 🌱 Come along so we can take your voice to the government! RSVP using the link in our bio. ...

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We recently ran four workshops across northern NSW to ask farmers what they would like to see in a national climate change and agriculture policy, so we can take their voices to the government! Here's a taste of what it was like out on the road ☀️ ...

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We need to shift as quickly as possible to a renewably powered electricity grid.

But this requires building 1000s of kms of transmission lines. We want to make sure communities and farmers benefit from this new infrastructure.

Join in and help ensure communities and regional Australians benefit from the move to 100% renewable energy.
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Lou Flohr farms in the low rainfall region of SA.

The changing climate has led to declining rainfall and made growing conditions more variable. In response, they have shifted from growing just grain crops to a mixture of grain and fodder.

You can find out more by checking out the farmer in focus tab on our website.
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Jack is a cropping, wool and lamb farmer from Harden in NSW. This mix helps to diversify and spread risk, as well as playing a critical role in weed management and drought resistance.

A changing climate has led Jack to improve pastures, and alter some farming techniques.

Read more here: farmersforclimateaction.org.au/blog/2023/02/01/jack-oconnor/
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Jack is a cropping, wool and lamb farmer from Harden in NSW. This mix helps to diversify and spread risk, as well as playing a critical role in weed management and drought resistance.

A changing climate has led Jack to improve pastures, and alter some farming techniques.

Read more here: https://farmersforclimateaction.org.au/blog/2023/02/01/jack-oconnor/

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Good, but farming and grazing in Australia must also move to improve wildlife protection and survival. Co-existence is essential.

A great semtiment, it is a fact that the end user, the consumer, and their buying preferences have driven considerable change in agriculture and pastoralism for the better.

Renewables up, wholesale power prices down

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Good news. Hope the trend continues

AEMO DATA May 2022……………DECEMBER 2022 SA $ 312.30…………$35.43 VIC $ 233.64………..$31.28 TAS $ 217.19…….…$76.36 NSW $ 320.48……..$82.64 QLD $ 347.28……...$85.46

Kylie Burton and her husband Bill are based NW of Barcaldine in Queensland, and their story is up now as part of our Farmer in Focus series.

Kylie says: "My ambition for Australian agriculture is to thrive in terms of productivity gains in a climate neutral environment – a win-win!"

Read the full profile here: farmersforclimateaction.org.au/blog/2023/01/24/kylie-burton/
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Kylie Burton and her husband Bill are based NW of Barcaldine in Queensland, and their story is up now as part of our Farmer in Focus series.

Kylie says: My ambition for Australian agriculture is to thrive in terms of productivity gains in a climate neutral environment – a win-win!

Read the full profile here: https://farmersforclimateaction.org.au/blog/2023/01/24/kylie-burton/

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When you claim carbon neutrality farmers need to include transport. It’s fake news otherwise!!! Sell local or conscientiously. Transport of food is a major carbon source!!!!

💡WATCH: Anika Molesworth's recent TedX talk on opportunities to address the challenges in our food systems, global resources, and climate ... See MoreSee Less

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Colette Glazik is an ethical Merino wool and lamb producer on ‘Lewisham’ in the Northern Midlands of Tasmania. Lewisham recently purchased 900ha of land to conserve and protect it from logging. Climate change is their greatest on-farm challenge with climatic uncertainties producing difficulties in terms of stocking rates, available food stocks and income. The family’s mitigation strategies include a major investment in irrigation, both in water and infrastructure.

farmersforclimateaction.org.au/blog/2022/12/16/colette-glazik/

#farmingforever #farmerinfocus #climatechange #ethicalwool
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Colette Glazik is an ethical Merino wool and lamb producer on ‘Lewisham’ in the Northern Midlands of Tasmania. Lewisham recently purchased 900ha of land to conserve and protect it from logging. Climate change is their greatest on-farm challenge with climatic uncertainties producing difficulties in terms of stocking rates, available food stocks and income. The family’s mitigation strategies include a major investment in irrigation, both in water and infrastructure.

https://farmersforclimateaction.org.au/blog/2022/12/16/colette-glazik/

#farmingforever #farmerinfocus #climatechange #ethicalwool
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