Archive for April, 2011

Mycorrhizal Magic – New Biological Breakthrough

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

Mycorrhizal fungiThe creature most often missing in agricultural soils is a fungus that burrows into the crop roots. This usually evokes images of an undesirable parasite but this is not a disease organism. Once this creature is locked into a food source from the plant, it gives far more than it receives. In fact, that flow of root sugars is repaid handsomely. The soil, the other root zone microbes, the plant, your livestock, your family and the planet are all beneficiaries of this exchange. This generous life force is called Mycorrhizal fungi and it has become an unfortunate casualty of extractive agriculture. (more…)

Healthy Soil – Graeme Sait interviewed by the ABC

Thursday, April 14th, 2011

Mary-Lou spoke further with Graeme about his business which has become a recognised world leader in biological farming.

Click here to listen to the interview.