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Off the Contour #24 – #KeylineSuperPlow History

Off the Contour #24 – #KeylineSuperPlow History

1994/95 Our dear friends Nada & Tony Smark (then of Woodbrook Farm) bought us our first Yeomans Keyline Plow in return for us designing & developing their first vineyard & forest (which was a Keyline vineyard & forest – see picture below!). What is a ‘Regrarians Keyline Superplow’? History Since…

Holstons Savannah Shade Study

The integration of trees into agricultural landscapes is done in many different ways. One layout that has a lot of practical and aesthetic appeal to even the most ardent of graziers is the savannah. Otherwise known as open grassy woodlands, dehesa (see photo below) and montado these systems are seen…

Off the Contour #23 – Fertile Landscapes SuperPlow Project

Off the Contour #23 – Fertile Landscapes SuperPlow Project

Over the last few years Franck Chevallier (France) has developed a open source (OS) subsoiler which is designed to be able to be built by local metal workers using readily available materials. In 2016 Regrarians’ Darren J. Doherty instigated the formation of a working group to develop formal CAD plans…

Polyface Farms’ Joel Salatin writes about the Regrarians Platform®

Polyface Farms’ Joel Salatin writes about the Regrarians Platform®

“…I believe this is one of the most profound assessments of human-ecology dependencies that exist…” — Joel Salatin, in the ‘The Marvelous Pigness of Pigs”, referring to the Regrarians Platform® Polyface Farms’ Joel Salatin is widely regarded as one of the world’s greatest ever farmers. In the ‘regenerative agriculture’ movement…

Positions Available at Carversville Farm Foundation!

Positions Available at Carversville Farm Foundation!

Positions Available at Carversville Farm Foundation! FIELD MANAGER Job description:  Carversville Farm Foundation is hiring a Field Manager with significant experience growing Certified Organic vegetables, herbs, and perennials. This is an exciting opportunity for a professional grower looking for a career on the cutting edge of sustainable food production. You…

Irrigation Dam Concept Layout

Irrigation Dam Concept Layout

The late, great P.A. Yeomans (1904-1984) did the world a great service by developing the #Keyline farm planning system from the 1940’s. With this he provided some excellent and enduring work on the ground on any number of properties across Australia and a few other parts of the world, notably a…

Low-Tillage Non-Inversion Tree Establishment?

Low-Tillage Non-Inversion Tree Establishment?

Over the years I’ve been musing and discussing with both myself and a number of folks about the notion of non-inversion, low-till broad scale tree/shrub establishment. Its always concerned me that methods we pioneered, going back to the mid 90’s with the DOJO (ripper:tiller:mounder) and beyond, have been particularly deleterious…