Past Events

Soil, Plant & Human Health Forum & AGM Meeting

3rd December 2022
Where —  CQIRP room CQUniversity
When —  Saturday 3rd November 2023
Time —
  9.00am — 4.00pm
Cost —
  $10 (includes lunch and smoko)

Guest speakers -
Dr Sandrine Makiela — Importance of soil and human microbiomes.
Dr Dana Stanley — Pasture dieback introduction and trials in CQ ‐ Activo.
Frankie Xipengren pHD — Co-culture Trial
Maria Whitton pHD — Pasture dieback – reducing impact pot trials part 1
Dr Dana Stanley — Thirty farm FBA supported Pasture Dieback trial.
Dr Cliff Hawkins — (Biohawk) The role of ginger to heal animal & human health issues.
Dr Thakur Bhattarai — ERF Carbon Farming program.

Please RSVP to book and for more information —
Bookings Essential —

email     or   .Mick 0438 395 255

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Soil, Plant & Human Health Forum at Rockhampton on 3-12-2022

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Carbon Farming & Regenerative Grazing Event

22nd August 2022

Who can attend? —

  • Famers/ graziers
  • Mums and Dads
  • Scientists and students
  • Councillors
  • Concerned people

Transforming soils for healthy food and people.

Monday 22nd:
  • Establishing pasture and Leucaena in old cultivation
  • The role of Soil Carbon in regenerative grazing
  • Cover cropping/ Leucaena establishment/ pasture improvement
  • Soil health and rotational grazing
  • Cattle yard design/ Temple Grandin concept
  • Lots more
  • Property Tour
  • Question and Answer Session
Catering and other costs have been sponsored by Australian Government Future Drought Fund.

When —   Monday 22th August 2022
Time —    8:00am
Where —  Fair-lea, 869 Fairview Rd, Banana

Please RSVP to book in and for more information —
Bookings Essential —

email     or   .Mick 0438 395 255

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Soil Health & Regenerative Agriculture Event

19th April 2021
Transforming soils for healthy food and people.
Also Healthy Soils Meeting

Monday 19th —
Graeme Sait and Mick Alexander:
  • Regenerative Agriculture
  • Nutrition Farming
  • Carbon Farming
  • Cover Cropping
  • Grazing Management
  • Microbe Management
  • Seed Coating
  • Residual Buildup
  • Microbe Management
  • Weed Resistance
  • Disease Mitigation
  • Property Tour
  • Question and Answer Session
The afternoon session included a farm tour to look at recent cover crop planting, carbon testing etc.
Catering and other costs were sponsored by Fitzroy Basin Association... (FBA).

When — Monday 19th April 2021
Time — 8:30am - 5:00pm
Where — "Bindaree" 275 Blanche Road Garnant (47km from Rockhampton)


Tuesday 20th and Wednesday 21st April 2021

20th & 21st April 2021 —
Graeme presented a two day workshop covering:

  • Carbon farming (how cows sequester carbon)
  • Carbon and water cycles and biodiversity benefits
  • Regenerative farming, measuring carbon and baselining soils
  • Soil health strategies and trading carbon
  • Government programs and the land restoration fund
  • Developing projects

We did not secure Graeme to speak in Rockhampton since 2019 - lots of valuable messages to remember.
These activities were free to farmers in the Fitzroy Basin.
For more information, please call Mick 0438 395 255

When — Monday 19th, Tuesday 20th & Wednesday 21st April 2021
Time — 8:30am - 4:00pm
Where — Building 43: CQUniversity 554–700 Yaamba Rd, Norman Gardens

Graeme Sait from Nutri-Tech Solutions at Yandina
.Graeme conducts seminar tours across the globe each year. He trains soil scientists and Ag departments and he often consults at ministerial level. He is the author of two books and over 300 articles, and his weekly blog, Nutrition Matters, is enjoyed by thousands. Graeme is a sought-after conference speaker and his presentations are often described as “life changing”. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to learn from this accomplished teacher.

.  Mick 0438 395 255

More Info. . .
Healthy Soils Field Day
Healthy Soils Two Day Workshop

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A Healthy Soils Workshop, Field Day & Farm Tour was held at Bindaree at 9am on the 11-7-2020.


Where:   Bindaree, 275 Blanche rd, Garnant (47km from Rockhampton)

When:    Saturday 11th July

Time:     9.00am - 3-00pm

Cost:      BYO lunch, hat and chair - smokes supplied

Topics:   Pasture dieback; Natural Sequence farming; cover cropping;
             seed coating; morringa/ leucaena (maybe), solar pumps etc.

Guest Speakers:   David Lange from GEOVITAL;    EMF WiFi 5G
                           Dr. Sandrine Makiela;               Viruses

Ring Mick on 0438395255

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