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Renewable energy

Resources: Energy Smart Farming Community of Practice. Got a question - ask the experts here. Energy Efficiency Council and National Farmers Federation, Navigating a dynamic energy landscape: A briefing for farms NSW Farmers, Renewable Energy Landholder Guide Clean Energy Council,…
Claire
December 15, 2021
climate smartfarmer in focusvictoria

Stuart Proud

At a glance Who: Stuart Proud What:  1100 acres, mixed farming; vineyards, winery, cattle pasture and remnant bushland. Property is called ‘thousand candles’ Where: Yarra Valley – Gruyere, Victoria Can you tell us about your property?  I manage the vineyard…
Tryphena Watson
December 21, 2021
climate changefarmer in focusvictoria

Rosie Suter

At a glance Who: Rosie Suter What:  160 acres plus 100 acre leased, Regenerative, Stacked enterprise Where: Whitfield in the King Valley, Victoria Can you tell us about your property? I live and work alongside my husband Dave, daughter Normandy…
Tryphena Watson
December 21, 2021
climate smartfarmer in focusnew south wales

John Barton

At a glance Who: John Barton, 4th generation farmer and 1st generation composter. Joint owner of Charton & Bang, a soil health product company. Charton & Bang make the CarbonRich line of products – www.carbonrich.com.au What: Running a commercial composting…
Tryphena Watson
December 20, 2021
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Understanding climate

Farming has always been a risky business and Australian farmers are pretty good at managing risk in an already difficult climate. But climate change is a whole new ball game, where the past is no longer a good guide to…
Claire
December 9, 2021
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Whole farm planning

There are a raft of whole-of-farm risk management strategies farmers can consider when attempting to manage variability within and between seasons, as well as long-term climate change. These include: Conducting an honest, forensic analysis of the business—noting your strengths, vulnerabilities,…
Claire
December 14, 2021