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The Nematode Nemesis – Seven Secrets for Mastering Nematodes

Monday, February 10th, 2014

nematodeChris van Laarhoven is part of a talented team of biological agronomists in Holland called Hortinova. The innovative group is rapidly becoming a European leader in this dynamic new science, as they pioneer new crop monitoring tools and plant and soil management strategies. Chris acknowledges that his life changed after attending one of the first of many NTS seminars in Holland. He has since developed as an accomplished biological crop consultant working in both Holland and Germany. During my recent visit to Holland, Chris was gracious enough to grant me an in-depth interview (more…)

In Defense of Albrecht

Monday, February 10th, 2014

albrechtDuring a recent visit to my farm on Norfolk Island, where I wrote this issue of Nutrition Matters® magazine, I received an email from a NZ consultant who was concerned about the validity of the Albrecht soil balancing approach. He had just received a copy of an article from an English soil science journal where the cation balancing philosophy was questioned. The author of this article concluded that the many thousands of growers and consultants who have embraced this approach are seriously misguided. I wrote back with a detailed response, which I have decided to share in this edition of Nutrition Matters (more…)

Biological Lawn Bowls – Jeff’s Journey

Friday, July 2nd, 2010

Jeff the biological farmerThe bowls club on Norfolk Island is situated in the main street across from the only shopping mall in town. Jeff Pledger has been the greenkeeper there for nine years and is so passionate about his profession that he happily works seven days a week. Jeff toiled below ground as a miner for 35 years before deciding that it was time for a change. He embarked on three years of horticultural training, as a mature student and, after graduating, was able to secure a sought-after position as steward of the only bowling greens on Norfolk. (more…)

New Film on Sustainable Agriculture & Biological Farming

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010

A trailer for a new film currently in development called “We Are What We Eat”. Features a great lineup of speakers including: Charles Walters, Elaine Ingham, Gary Zimmer, Graeme Sait,  Allan Savory, Joel Salatin, Malcolm Beck, Mike Amaranthus, Wes Jackson, Arden Anderson, Jeffery Smith, Dr Mae Wan Ho and many more! Check out this short clip, you won’t be disappointed . (more…)

‘Nutrition Rules’ by Graeme Sait – FREE.

Friday, October 23rd, 2009

Sign up for our newsletter and you will receive a free digital copy of Graeme Sait’s highly acclaimed book ‘Nutrition Rules!’, worth over $40. Nutrition Rules! is a 312-page inquiry into the mechanics of what Graeme Sait has dubbed “Nutrition Farming” – a desperately important game plan for the improvement of our health and wellbeing in Century 21 and the framework for a new agricultural paradigm. Nutrition Farming™ is the sustainable production of nutrient-dense food for the protection and sustenance of all who consume it.  (more…)

What is Sustainable Agriculture’s Critical Role in Climate Change?

Friday, October 2nd, 2009

Graeme Sait’s latest video blog entry.

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