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Natural Asset Farming

This book provides practical guidance on enhancing seven natural assets on farms, bringing together the stories and experiences of farmers with the results of extensive on-farm research undertaken by Sustainable Farms.

Mar 2022

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Learning From Experience book

In this book, eight farmers connected with Sustainable Farms share their stories of land management in the woodlands of southeastern Australia. The stories are based on interviews conducted by Natasha Fijn.

Sep 2020

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After fire comes recovery: Life in a farm dam

This farm near Batlow burnt badly in January 2020. Heavy rain followed on the bare, burnt earth, and farmer David Waters was worried that his dam – and the family of platypus that lived there – would suffer.

Jun 2020

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Improving farm dams: a farmer’s perspective

Marcus Richardson runs a beef property near Albury in NSW. During the drought, he spotted an opportunity to protect some of the farm’s most vital assets – the dams. In this video, he explains why and how he decided to protect and enhance his farm dams for multiple benefits.

Apr 2020

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ANU long-term ecology video

ANU Sustainable Farms is based on 20 years of long-term ecological monitoring.

Jan 2017

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