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Let's Talk About Soil - English - subtitled

This animated film tells the reality of soil resources around the world, covering the issues of degradation, urbanization, land grabbing and overexploitation; the film offers options to make the way we manage our soils more sustainable. For more information visit globalsoilweek.org --- Credits: Director: Uli Henrik Streckenbach (uhsless.de) Design: Uli Henrik Streckenbach, Ronny Schmidt (roschroom.com) Modelling: Ronny Schmidt, Uli Henrik Streckenbach Character Rigging: Maik Lochmann Animation: Uli ....

Michael Jeffery speaks with John Ive about reducing salinity to produce productive farmland

John and Robyn Ive of 'Talaheni' on the NSW Southern Tablelands have overcome a severe dryland salinity problem to increase available productive land on their property. By reducing the water table levels through revegetating their ridgelines, they have eliminated saline seeps. Michael Jeffery recognises the success John has achieved in regenerating the landscape as they discuss some of John's innovative techniques. Read about how the Ives achieved this significant outcome, and the innovative way they have managed ....

Michael Jeffery talks with Colin Seis of Winona on the benefits of regenerative landscape management

Michael Jeffery is the Chair of Soils for Life and Australia's Advocate for Soil Health. Colin Seis' management of 'Winona' in the NSW Central Highlands provides an excellent example of regenerative landscape management in practice, showing what can be achieved by focussing on soil health, and the related functions of vegetation and water management. Colin has shared his inspirational story with Soils for Life, and discusses with Michael Jeffery some of his experiences, ....

Michael Jeffery, Advocate for Soil Health, recognises the importance of our farmers

Michael Jeffery, the Chair of Soils for Life, recognises the importance of our farmers as stewards of the land and discusses the need for a coordinated approach to regenerative landscape management, supported at the highest levels of government. Soils for Life is an Outcomes Australia project and has principal purpose of enhancing Australia's natural environment with a focus on the Australian rural landscape. The Soils for Life program supports ....

MAJGEN Michael Jeffery, Chair of Soils for Life, on regenerating our landscape

Soils for Life is an Outcomes Australia project and has principal purpose of enhancing Australia's natural environment with a focus on the Australian rural landscape. The Soils for Life program supports innovative farmers and land managers demonstrating high performance in regenerative landscape management. We believe their stories (see www.soilsforlife.org.au/case-studies.html) are compelling and can provide confidence for those who want to make a change for the ....

Soil and Food Security - SSSA PSA

Soil and Food Security: It's easy to understand that a food like beans comes from soil. But most of what we eat can actually be traced back to soil. It's true, and that's why it's important to take care of a resource that means so much. The Soil Science Society of America (SSSA), www.soils.org, is a progressive international scientific society that fosters the transfer of knowledge and practices to sustain global soils. www.soils.org ....