Getting started with agroecological farming

We will look at some key pieces of content for a farmer or grower who may be looking to transition to a more agroecological way of farming, and focus on some farmers' experiences.

The content will focus on 15 agroecological practices:

  • Enhancing soil health 
  • Diverse rotations
  • Habitat creation
  • Water management
  • Cover crops
  • Integrated Pest Management
  • Maintaining healthy stock  
  • Integrated approaches to treating livestock disease
  • Sustainable grazing management
  • Diverse sources of feed and forage
  • Agroforestry
  • Reduced tillage
  • Integrated Weed Management
  • Intercropping, companion cropping and undersowing
  • Leys in crop rotations
April 2020

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