2021 CONFERENCE WEBINARS

PART 1: Buy it or Make It?

This SA No-Till Farmers Association webinar explores the options available to farmers for making nitrogen fertiliser with renewable energy at regional scale. The Implications of Green Hydrogen for SA Grain Growers is a project delivered by the SA No-Till Farmers Association with support from the SA Grains Industry Trust.

Greg Butter SANTFA R&D chats with
PROFESSOR VOLKER HESSEL
ECMS Deputy Dean – Research, School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials –¬†Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences, and

NICHOLAS MUMFORD
Nicholas Mumford has over 20 years of industry experience, largely with Santos, Shell, ElectraNet and Zonge Geophysics, spanning the oil & gas, electricity and resources sectors. Formal qualifications include an MBA and Bachelor of Science (Honours Geophysics).

Video length – 0:33:56 hours


PART 2: Brown Manure or Out of the Bag, Presented by Joel Williams from Integrated Soils.

Joel is an independent plant and soil health educator and a healthy soils advocate.

He provides lectures, workshops and consultation on soil management, plant nutrition and integrated approaches of sustainable food production and educates farmers worldwide.

Joel studied a Bachelor of Agricultural Science in Australia specialising in plant and soil dynamics and has a particular interest in managing soil microbial ecology along with crop & soil nutrition to optimise plant immunity, soil function and soil carbon sequestration.

In this webinar Joel will cover:

  • Soil Carbon
  • Roots to build soil organic matter (SOM)
  • Root exudates
  • Microbial biomass/necromass
  • Soil Nitrogen
  • Nitrogen – build or burn SOM?
  • N fixation
  • Intercropping with Legumes
  • NUE
  • Organic N in the plant

Video length – 2:07 hours includes Q&A


PART 3: We Are What We Eat, Presented by Peter Norwood of Full Circle Nutrition

Peter Norwood of Full Circle Nutrition is an agronomist, animal nutritionist and human nutrition consultant specialising in nutritional balancing.

In this webinar Peter discusses the links between soil and plant health and their association with the health of the humans and animals that consume those plants.

Video length 1:46 hours includes Q&A