Dr. Christine Jones regenerative farming systems workshops

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Febuary  2-16 2023

Dr. Christine Jones

Dr Christine Jones is an internationally renowned and highly respected groundcover and soil ecologist. She has been working with innovative landholders to implement regenerative land management practices that enhance biodiversity, increase biological activity, sequester carbon, activate soil nutrient cycles, restore water balance, improve productivity and create new topsoil.

Christine has organised and participated in workshops, field days, seminars and conferences throughout Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Western Europe, Central America, USA and Canada.

Regenerative farming workshops and masterclasses were ran from Torbay to Margaret River, from Dandaragan to the Perth Hills. These workshops explored soil biology and offered practical advice for farmers to increase their profit and productivity by implementing regenerative agriculture practices.

Tour dates were as follows:

2 February – Margaret River: Soil Secrets – the Fundamentals for Building Profit

3 February – Scott River: Regenerative Agriculture in Practice Masterclass

7 February – Bridgetown: Resilience through diversity

10 February – Torbay: Soil Secrets –  Profit, Productivity and NPK for the South Coast

11 February – Marbelup: Farming for Profit and Profitability masterclass – SOLD OUT

14 February – Dandaragan: Healthy Farming Pathways

16 February – Perth Hills & Swan Valley: Regenerative Farming for Perennial Horticulture

18 February – Perth Hills: The importance of multispecies groundcover.

Following the tour a content hub: Soil Secrets: The Fundamentals for Building Profit, Productivity and Natural Capital
was designed as a resource for each of the participating host groups and people interested in regenerative farming.

Christine Jones' tour was supported by the Agriculture Climate Resilience Fund and is a collaboration between the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Developmen (DPIRD),  Torbay Catchment Group, Perth NRM|RegenWA, Earthwhile Australia, Lower Blackwood LCDC, Wilson Inlet Catchment, The Serpentine Jarrahdale Food and Farm Alliance (SJFFA), Oyster Harbour Catchment Group Inc, South Coast NRM, Lower South West Growers Group, Galloway Springs and DPIRD's Perth Hills and Swan Valley Project.