Written version of an address given to farmers at a field day on a bio-dynamic grazing/copping property near Young, NSW, Australia.
Discusses (world-wide) problem of loss of water storage due to compaction of soils. Shows how bio-dynamics can remedy this situation.
BIO-DYNAMICS AGRICULTURE OF THE FUTURE
Excellent introduction to the bio-dynamic method, provides a comprehensive, yet easily readable, explanation of the difference between organic and bio-dynamic farming and resulting product quality.
LIVING AGRICULTURE (This is the sequel to “Bio-Dynamics of the Future)
Topics include: reclamation of salt affected farming land under bio-dynamic management / humus vs organic matter and their qualitatively differing effects on soil and plant feeding / education and training of farmers.
Topics include: Classic Natural Science vs Hypothetical Science / correct stirring of 500 reflected in Kepler’s 3 Laws / life implanting action of Chaos / 3 types of viewing – imagination, intuition, inspiration.
BIO-DYNAMIC AGRICULTURE INTRODUCTORY LECTURES - Volume 3:
Farmer most important item on a farm / nutrition / disease / purpose of existence / soil structure, organic matter and humus / sick plants mean sick soil / bio-dynamic preparations / living-breathing earth / sustainability of humus.
IFOAM CONFERENCE ADDRESS 2005
Addresses the problem of Australian agriculture as world phosphate reserves diminish, providing a truly sustainable alternative to the modern approach of “input” farming – which is occurring even on organic farms.