10 Things You Didn’t Know About The 100 Years Rule

November 25, 2012 Louisa Kiely

The 100 Year Rule is not based on science. It is a convention of uncertain origin. It is not based on the period required for a molecule of CO2 to cycle through the atmosphere, as is commonly believed. (See “The…

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How do I love thee, oh terrestrial carbon – Let me count the ways

October 15, 2012 Louisa Kiely

 I learnt again that ‘carbon protects biology’. And that we are losing topsoil at an alarming rate. Call me mad, but it fired me up all over again. I had the privilege of attending the final day of the Ylad…

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Who Said “Soil is Your Future” around 1954? The Rotary Club of Toowoomba!

October 10, 2012 Louisa Kiely

  That’s right. Back 58 years ago, it was felt a civic duty to assist farmers to understand how to protect our soils. Soil erosion from overstocking and poor management was already a problem, and it was considered a serious…

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Question: Who Said “Soil is Your Future” around 1954? Answer: The Rotary Club of Toowoomba!

October 10, 2012 Louisa Kiely

That’s right. Back 58 years ago, it was felt a civic duty to assist farmers to understand how to protect our soils. Soil erosion from overstocking and poor management was already a problem, and it was considered a serious threat. This…

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Fancy less talk and more action? Enter the 2012 Carbon Farming Gathering!

September 28, 2012 Louisa Kiely

Just in – Special rate for Conference attendance for Farmers! Click Register Now for more details! We call our gathering a ‘conference’ because I can’t find a more suitable word – But really, it’s a gathering, a demonstration of new…

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