Regenerative Agriculture in Practice Project (RAPP) 2024

Regenerative Agriculture in Practice Project (RAPP) 2024 This project seeks to build knowledge, skills and capacity through a AAA engagement framework of building Awareness, providing Advice, & encouraging Adoption of regenerative agriculture practices. The 2024 program will leverage experiences & learnings gained from the last 4 years of RAPP program delivery and other regenerative agriculture project works in the Lower Blackwood […]

Get To Know Your Soils: Bencubbin

Soil was the focus of a recent workshop held in Bencubbin, where participants focused on getting to know the health of their soil through practical training and knowledge-sharing. They were guided under the expertise of soil and water chemistry specialist, Phil Mulvey, founder of Ryzo. Phil is also the co-author of the book Groundbreaking: Soil […]

ASFI welcomes establishment of Nature Finance Council

Original source: Australian Sustainable Finance Institute Website ASFI welcomes establishment of Nature Finance Council</a> — ASFI The Australian Sustainable Finance Institute (ASFI) welcomes the establishment of a Nature Finance Council to support the Australian Government’s efforts to align private finance and investment with nature positive outcomes. As an advisory body to the Australian Government, the […]

The 2023 RegenWA Wrap Up

We are proud to have continued our support of Western Australian farmers through 2023, sharing knowledge about regenerative and sustainable agriculture and building a welcoming community of likeminded individuals.  This year, we delivered and partnered in a total of 23 events (workshops, field days and webinars), reaching approximately 1135 in total, 538 of which were […]

Soils for Life – Soil Health challenge for Croppers

We’re partnering with Soils for Life for the Soil Health Challenge for Croppers. Through this project, we’re offering a limited number of Australian croppers two years free access to the Soilmentor app. This is part of Soils for Life’s larger Soil Health Challenge which supports farmers to track and better understand their soil health in a group learning […]

Make your Hectare Count! EOI form

Make your Hectare Count! Empowering Peri-Urban Landholders to Practice Regeneration It is estimated there is more than 15,000 ‘lifestyle properties’ in the Perth Metropolitan Region. If you own a small rural property, you are part of a group of land managers who can play an important role in maintain and improving the health of our […]

Accelerating Regenerative Agriculture Adoption EOI

Accelerating Regenerative Agriculture Adoption Farming enterprises are underpinned by natural capital (water, soil, biodiversity, carbon) which generate ecosystem services for food production and other societal benefits. The problem(s) stem from the draw-down of our finite stock of natural capital through food and fibre production or lost through erosion or nutrient runoff. This project will implement […]

Bruce Maynard in Western Australia

One of Australia’s leading agricultural innovators, Bruce Maynard, recently travelled to Western Australia, sharing his knowledge with farmers and industry stakeholders in Wandering, Mandurah, and Calingiri. The three events focused on Stress-Free Stockmanship – a practice that Bruce has pioneered over the last 30 years. Bruce acknowledged those who have paved the path for the […]

2023 Wheatbelt Integrity Group (WIG) Field Day

During October, the Wheatbelt Integrity Group (WIG) held their annual farming field day in Newdegate, where approximately 30 attendees gathered to learn about regenerative agriculture and see it in practice at Hollands Track Farm. Starting at the Newdegate Bowling Club, the morning featured an informational workshop run by Ken Bailey, a biological agronomist and holistic […]

Soils for Life Cropping Discussion groups

Soils for Life Cropping Discussion Groups  Australian Croppers! You are invited to join online discussion groups established by Soils for life. Soils for life are establishing Cropping discussion groups held online. You have the opportunity to connect, learn and share with fellow farmers. The groups are designed to support farmers as you transition your farm […]

Thanks for a great conference!

Thanks for a great conference! The 2023 Regenerative Agriculture Conference was recently held in Margaret River, building on the wave of momentum for regenerative agriculture here in WA. Held at the Margaret River Heart – Nala Bardip Mia (Our Story House), on Wadandi Boodja Countr – the conference was hugely successful. More than 300 attendees […]

UWA Farm to Port survey

A UWA research team are currently leading a research project titled “Farm to Port: An optimisation model to navigate heterogeneous agent interactions in agri-food supply chains”. The survey is necessary for the team to collect data to be able to better understand the experiences and challenges faced by grain growers in their day-to-day operations. Here’s […]

Soils For Life – Soil Health Challenge

Soils for Life are running a free 18-month Soil Health Challenge for farmers around Australia! The challenge will provide you with a simple system to monitor the health of your soils which will allow you to measure the success of your management choices. In partnership with Soil Land Food, Soils for Life will provide farmers […]

Matthew Evans Regional WA Tour 2023

Matthew Evans Regional WA Tour 2023 Perth, Margaret River, Bridgetown, Merredin and Geraldton 4-17th September 2023 Join chef, food critic, farmer and author, Matthew Evans at a series of five in-person events in Perth and regional WA.  Matthew Evans, also known as The Gourmet Farmer from the SBS TV series documenting his farm life in […]

RegenWA Subsidy for RCS Grazing and Cropping Workshops

  RegenWA Subsidy for RCS Grazing or Cropping Workshops – Take your pick! RegenWA will support ten farmers to attend either the RCS Regenerative Cropping Workshop in Northam or the Grazing Clinic in Dandaragan with a $500 co-payment toward their ticket. Take your pick: – The Grazing Clinic (29-31 August in Dandaragan) aims to develop […]

City Farm Forum Feasts on Regenerative Food

RegenWA was recently involved in the sold-out Regenerative Agriculture Forum hosted by Perth City Farm. Eager to learn more about regenerative agriculture practices, more than 100 people heard from three experienced speakers with the high attendance highlighting the interest within WA to learn more about this approach to farming that builds food systems that are profitable, […]

Talking about Tourism – Perth Hills Agritourism Workshop

RegenWA recently attended Tourism WA’s Perth Hills Agritourism workshop at Plume Estate Winery: an event designed specifically to showcase the potential benefits for incorporating tourism into existing agricultural enterprises. Speakers spoke about the opportunities to deliver high quality tourism experiences to visitors while also providing additional income to producers. Keynote speaker John Stanley – a […]

Christine Jones Roadshow Content Hub

Soil ecologist Dr. Christine Jones toured Perth and the south west of Western Australia in February this year, hosting workshops on soil health. Following her tour, a content hub was created by the Lower Blackwood LCDC as a resource to share the information presented by Christine. This resource details the principles, research and case studies […]

RegenWA Survey 2023

We are keen to get an understanding of what you want from your RegenWA membership and how we can better serve you with relevant information, events and other opportunities. Completing this survey will help us help you. As a thank you for your participation, you can choose to go into the draw to win your […]

Regenerative land management in Parkerville

In response to small landholders in the Parkerville area asking to learn more about regenerative land management, the RegenWA team hosted a free informative event on 10th June. Belinda Taylor, from Hoof Hearted Hoof Care, provided specialized insight into local soil types and health, weed identification and management, the importance of plant diversity, and options […]

Nutrition farming with Graeme Sait

“Nutrition farming is all about getting back to the root cause and solving the problem through minerals, microbes and humus.“ That was the message from Graeme Strait at the Soil Health and Your Wealth workshop in Bindoon on 12th June. Hosted by RegenWA and the Chittering Chamber of Commerce, the event brought together 35 participants […]

Pastures lead sustainable agriculture at WALRP’s Second Field Day

How landholders can make the most of their pastures – to improve soil health, livestock production and overall farming systems – was the main topic at the second field day organised by Western Australian Regenerative Livestock Producers (WALRP) on 8th May 2023. This was the second in a series of events aimed at offering landholders […]

Unlocking Regenerative Opportunities in the Perth Hills

Unlocking Regenerative Opportunities in the Perth Hills What do you get when you mix weeds, microbes, clover and fungi, with a good dose of apple cider? Our recent Regenerative Horticultural Systems Field Day, that’s what! We welcomed more than 60 engaged and eager participants to the Core Cider property in Pickering Brook on 16 February […]

Soil workshops to feature leading Australian ecologist

Soil workshops to feature leading Australian ecologist Released by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development on Friday, 20. January 2023 – 9:30. See original post here.  Leading Australian pasture ecologist and carbon farming advocate Dr Christine Jones will tour Western Australia in February, sharing her vast knowledge and experiences with building sustainable and […]

RegenWA Media Release 8th November 2022

RegenWA Media Release 8th November 2022 On behalf of RegenWA’s 430 farmers members, plus 968 interested stakeholders, we would like to thank Western Australia agriculture minister Hon Alannah McTiernan for her vision and support of regenerative agriculture in WA. Minister MacTiernan officially launched RegenWA, initiated by Perth NRM as a Regenerative Farmers Network, at the […]

WIG Regenerative Farming Field Day 2022

WIG Regenerative Farming Field Day 2022 Close to 30 people converged for a beautiful October day in Newdegate for the 2022 Wheatbelt Integrity Group (WIG) Regenerative Farming Field Day, exploring the links between soil, plant, animal and human health with an interactive session by Peter Norwood from Full Circle Nutrition. WIG Chair Nick Kelly opened […]

Launching the WA Landscape Rehydration Information Hub

Launching the WA Landscape Rehydration Information Hub The Mulloon Institute in collaboration with RegenWA have launched a Landscape Rehydration Information Hub. The hub is a central point for WA specific landscape rehydration resources including case studies, educational videos and manuals. This space will encourage and support participants and communities through their regenerative journey with tailored resources.   […]

Massy tour re-energises regenerative conversation

Massy tour re-energises regenerative conversation Esteemed author, farmer and scientist Dr Charles Massy returned to Western Australia in August to spark conversations about regenerative agriculture, biodiversity, and building farm, community and personal resilience in the face of future challenges. RegenWA hosted three events in the Southwest, kicking off with a ‘Biological Farming Systems Field Day’ […]

Charles Massy Tours WA

Charles Massy Tours WA Charles Massy is back in WA to continue and expand on the national conversation he started with the launch of his book Call of the Reed Warbler: A New Agriculture, a New Earth. Charles is a forthright advocate for healing earth’s systems which have been challenged by industrialised agriculture at the […]