Only six months after implementing the Total Replacement Therapy system on his Whakatane dairy farm, Alan Law’s property was an oasis of green among drought-stricken neighbouring farms.
Every time Scylla Farming manager Mohi Beckham sees his children swimming in the crystal-clear freshwater stream that winds through the family farm, he is reminded that regenerative agriculture is the only way forward - for his family, for his land, and for his animals.
Dannevirke dairy farmer Rod Southgate has never been afraid to challenge the status quo.
A huge reduction in synthetic nitrogen, denser pasture and increased soil biology are just some of the results Ngahinapouri dairy farming brothers Chris and Mike Reymer are seeing after less than one season on the Total Replacement Therapy programme.
Growing lettuce in May is unusual – but growing lettuce in May, in South Otago, after five frosts in a row, is something worth investigating.
Paul Bardoul no longer use chemical sprays and has less weeds than previously, and a weed population that is continuing to decline.
Taranaki dairy farmers Grant Hanson and Amanda Carter-Hanson took a risk when it was time to rethink the way they farmed – and that gamble has paid off.