The EU has published this technical guidance on implementing a carbon farming mechanism in the EU. Opportunities and challenges are identified, based on analysis of EU carbon farming schemes implemented or trialled over recent decades.
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A paper exploring the transformative effects of regenerative agriculture in the vineyard.
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Kiss The Ground
A podcast hosted by the largest global regenerative agriculture organisation, Kiss The Ground.
Regenerative Viticulture at Holdaway Vineyards
This Quorum Sense case study looks at the regenerative innovation occurring on two very different vineyards – a large family owned and operated vineyard in Marlborough producing high quality savingnon blanc, and a smaller vertically integrated vineyard in the Waipara hills producing a diversity of organic wines.
Improving Soil & Vine Health at Holdaway Vineyards
The fertile soils of the Holdaway vineyards supply their high yielding vines with sufficient macronutrients (phosphorous, potassium, sulfur etc) without requiring any fertiliser addition. Enough atmospheric nitrogen is also fixed each year to meet the vines needs, so N fertiliser is not applied either.
Holistic Grazing Sheep in Vineyards at Holdaway Vineyards
The Holdaways used to set stock 1000-1500 merino lambs across the 182ha vineyard for five months over autumn/winter.
Diverse Vineyard Cover Crops at Greystone Wines
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