Australia is looking to its farmers to bolster the amount of carbon held in soil as part of its plan to become carbon neutral by the middle of the century, but it is not clear to what extent carbon could become a commodity.
Stuart Austin, General Manager of Wilmot Cattle Company, notes subtle changes in the landscape each time he shifts cattle to fresh pasture at the 1854-hectare-property on the Ebor Plateau of Northern NSW. Native plants are emerging and the pasture biomass…
Alasdair Macleod’s Macdoch Ag Group purchased Wilmot, in the New England region of NSW, with the dream of finding a better way to graze. With an early career in the financial sector and a family background in farming, he saw great potential…
For Wilmot Cattle Co, it was a shift in grazing management philosophy that was instrumental to turning the beef production business around to becoming a more productive and financially resilient business and as a consequence has radically improved the ecological health of their soil….
Bit of unexpected action at Paradise Creek yesterday afternoon…! Great work by Shane and the team, many thanks to all the neighbours and RFS who were there in a jiffy to lend a hand, very grateful! ... See MoreSee Less
🤝 CHARITY PARTNER ANNOUNCEMENT -TIACS & @TradeMutt 🤝You may have seen the loud, eye-catching workshirts getting about, and more likely than not, you have spotted a Trademutt workshirt! Trademutt is a social impact workwear brand that creates bright and bold, patterned workshirts designed to start a conversation about mental health among the blue-collar community. Investing in a Trademutt workshirt means investing in mental health in our community, with 50% of profits going to TIACS - a free mental health counseling service for truckies, tradies, rural and blue-collar workers, and farmers.Wilmot Field Day is proud to have teamed up with TIACS and Trademutt to help drive the conversation surrounding mental health. TIACS’ co-CEO Jason Banks will be presenting at Wilmot Field Day 2024, sharing inspiring stories of social impact.To further support our pals at TIACS and dress our delegates in the best, we've also created some exclusive Wilmot Field Day x Trademutt workshirts. Pick yours up when you purchase your tickets, with 50% of profits going towards TIACS! Get your ticket and exclusive Trademutt merch through the link to our ticket page: events.humanitix.com/wilmot-field-day-2024... See MoreSee Less
Want to make the most out of your trip to Wilmot? In addition to the field days, you can also take part in a separate on-farm tour at one of our other properties, Woodburn, on Tuesday 27 February - the day before WFD24! Come check out our main breeding operation for Wilmot Cattle Co, as well as a sneak peek into how we are generating revenue from renewables, biodiversity, and carbon - demonstrating a real balance between ecological and profitability outcomes 🌱If you want to learn more about Woodburn, head to: www.wilmotcattleco.com.au/woodburn/There are limited spots available on this tour, with transport provided from Armidale - so get online and book your tickets now! 🎟️ Head to:events.humanitix.com/wilmot-field-day-2024... See MoreSee Less
⭐ SPEAKER ANNOUNCEMENT - Jason Strong ⭐Meet the man dedicated to producing the best beef in the world 🥩Jason Strong, Managing Director at Meat and Livestock Australia, will be making a much-anticipated appearance at the Wilmot Field Day in 2024! After studying meat science at the University of Illinois and holding senior positions across Smithfield Cattle Company, AACo, Australian Beef Industry Foundation, and Pfizer Animal Health, Jason is a key driving force in the Australian red meat industry.You won't want to miss the opportunity to hear from incredible speakers like Jason, be sure to get your tickets today! Link below.events.humanitix.com/wilmot-field-day-2024... See MoreSee Less
⭐ SPEAKER ANNOUNCEMENT - Elaine Mitchell⭐Research Fellow at Queensland University of Technology, Elaine, is part of the Sustainable Agroecosystems Research Group, where she focusses her research on soil carbon sequestration and how it is influenced by management and climate. Elaine also consults in the carbon space, with a focus on how soil science intersects with policies to meet climate change mitigation goals 🌱Hear from speakers like Elaine at next year's Wilmot Field Day, to gain well-informed insight into how you can maximise your carbon potential!Follow the link to our ticket page: events.humanitix.com/wilmot-field-day-2024... See MoreSee Less