Category - Farming

Natural Sequence Farming is better for the Environment

Two hundred years of poor farming practices have led to the significant degradation of land across Australia.

Mulloon Creek was the legacy of a long collaboration between prominent agriculturalist Peter Andrews, and Tony Coote, the owner of the property who died in August. For decades they have implemented Andrews’ “natural sequence farming” system at Mulloon Creek.

Natural Sequence Farming methods developed by Peter Andrews and carried on by Tony Coote and then The Mulloon Institute help rejuvenate the land used in farming.

Central to the system is slowing flow in the creek with “leaky weirs”. These force water back into the bed and banks of the creek, which rehydrates the floodplain. This rehydrated floodplain is then said to be more productive and sustainable.

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