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7 minutes | 2 years ago
#5 Sustainable banana farming with Matt Abbott (7min listen)
With a passion for growing and a thirst for knowledge, Matt Abbott is a keen Nuffield Scholar out to make a difference in Australia’s banana industry. In this podcast he shares his ideas and knowledge on sustainability, his reinvigorated way of looking at farming as a business, and a lot more.This research was supported by the Hort Innovation Banana Fund through the project Horticulture Nuffield Scholarships (BA14002).Please provide your feedback herehttps://www.horticulture.com.au/growers/help-your-business-grow/research-reports-publications-fact-sheets-and-more/sustainable-banana-farming-with-matt-abbott/#FormFor the transcript please click hereFor more podcasts click herehttps://www.horticulture.com.au/growers/help-your-business-grow/podcasts/See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
11 minutes | 2 years ago
#6 Cost effective technologies for improving protected cropping structures with Ross Pirrone (15min listen)
If you're interested in protected cropping but have not yet taken the plunge, or want to take your practices a step further, listen to this podcast. Find out about cost-effective and more advanced growing structures and systems, especially for tropical and sub-tropical growing regions.This research was supported by the Hort Frontiers Leadership Fund through the project Horticulture Nuffield Scholarships 2016 (LP15000).Please provide your feedback on the podcast herehttps://www.horticulture.com.au/growers/help-your-business-grow/research-reports-publications-fact-sheets-and-more/cost-effective-technologies-for-improving-protected-cropping-structures-with-ross-pirrone/#FormFor the transcript please click hereFor more podcasts please click herehttps://www.horticulture.com.au/growers/help-your-business-grow/podcasts/See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
13 minutes | 2 years ago
#2 Link between soil wealth and cover cropping with Dr Kelvin Montagu (12min listen)
Continue learning about the benefits of cover cropping with Dr Kelvin Montagu. In this podcast Kelvin explains how cover crops integrate with the vegetable production system and how keeping your soil healthy plays a big role on the wellbeing of your crops. Dr Kelvin was part of the project VG16068 supported by Hort Innovation Vegetable Fund.Please provide your feedback herehttps://www.horticulture.com.au/growers/help-your-business-grow/research-reports-publications-fact-sheets-and-more/the-link-between-soil-wealth-and-cover-cropping-with-dr-kelvin-montagu/#FormFor the transcript and more information go to https://www.horticulture.com.au/growers/help-your-business-grow/research-reports-publications-fact-sheets-and-more/the-link-between-soil-wealth-and-cover-cropping-with-dr-kelvin-montagu/See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9 minutes | 2 years ago
#1 Basics of cover cropping with Dr Kelvin Montagu (9min listen)
Get inspired by this podcast with Dr Kelvin Montagu who gives a good overview on cover cropping, the key benefits for using it on your farm – for your wallet and for your soil health – as well as some handy tips and methods for doing it successfully.Dr Kelvin was part of the project VG16068 supported by Hort Innovation Vegetable Fund. For transcript and more information visithttps://www.horticulture.com.au/growers/help-your-business-grow/research-reports-publications-fact-sheets-and-more/the-basics-of-cover-cropping-with-dr-kelvin-montagu/See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
9 minutes | 2 years ago
#3 Waste management practices in the banana industry with Paul Inderbitzin(10min)
Paul Inderbitzin, a banana grower from far North Queensland, shares his experience from overseas with using plastic in banana growing. He explains why waste reduction in the banana industry is critical and shares his innovative method for recycling plastic into oil.This research was supported by the Hort Innovation Banana Fund through the project Banana industry support for Nuffield Australia Farming Scholarship (BA11003).Please provide your feedback herehttps://www.horticulture.com.au/growers/help-your-business-grow/research-reports-publications-fact-sheets-and-more/waste-management-practices-in-the-banana-industry-with-paul-inderbitzin/#FormFor the transcript please click hereFor more podcasts please click herehttps://www.horticulture.com.au/growers/help-your-business-grow/podcasts/See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
15 minutes | 2 years ago
#4 Methods of protected cropping for subtropical climates with Emily Rigby (15min listen)
Have you ever thought of protected cropping as an insurance policy? In this podcast, Emily Rigby shares her insights on using protected cropping to reliably produce high quality and high-yielding plants. She also speaks about her discoveries from international travel studying protected cropping in sub-tropical climates with a focus on low- and high-tech protected cropping. If you are feeling inspired to try protected cropping, find out how you can get started, even with low cost technology.To provide feedback please click herehttps://www.horticulture.com.au/growers/help-your-business-grow/research-reports-publications-fact-sheets-and-more/methods-of-protected-cropping-for-subtropical-climates-with-emily-rigby/#FormTo listen to more podcasts click herehttps://www.horticulture.com.au/growers/help-your-business-grow/podcasts/To view the transcript click hereSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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