Farming for the Future

Dedicated to exploring the latest industry trends, issues and opportunities, and topics of interest, each episode will feature thought-provoking discussions, expert interviews, and real-life experiences shared by industry leaders, innovators, farmers and subject matter experts to promote the benefits of natural capital from an ecological and economic standpoint – and to highlight the work and objectives of the Farming for the Future program.

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EP 6: The results are in!

Wednesday Sep 27, 2023

Wednesday Sep 27, 2023

Recorded at the Natural Capital Summit in Canberra, this episode focuses on the results of the latest phase of research from Farming for the Future, which featured 130 farms and shows a clear correlation between natural capital and farm performance.
In this the final episode of season 1, we end where we started with Program Director Dr Sue Ogilvy, giving a clear and concise explanation of the research findings, explaining how it is possible to establish and quantify the relationship between a farm’s natural capital and its productivity and profitability -  and most importantly, how this is only the start for Farming for the Future.

Wednesday Sep 20, 2023

Featuring special guests Macdoch Foundation CEO, Michelle Gortan and Chairman, Alasdair MacLeod, recorded on the ground from Climate Week in New York City.
When it comes to agriculture and food systems, the time for nature is now and we only have a small window in which to deliver transformative change.  That’s the call to arms in this wide ranging and passionate discussion on the importance of natural capital in driving environmental and economic outcomes for Australia, and how the finance and business sectors can better value our natural advantage.

EP 4: The five P’s

Thursday Aug 31, 2023

Thursday Aug 31, 2023

The crucial components of measurement for a successful farm business are the five P’s - people, property, production, profit and pecuniary.
Quantifying property to demonstrate its value as part of the five P’s remains an ongoing challenge, a gap that Farming for the Future is looking to fill.
In this episode of the podcast, hear from 3 farm advisors and consultants who discuss the five P’s, the importance of data collection and the crucial role advisors play as part of the wider Farming for the Future family

EP 3: Down on the farm

Wednesday Aug 16, 2023

Wednesday Aug 16, 2023

Boots and hat at the ready, episode 3 of the podcast features Norm and Pip Smith from Glenwood Merinos, an historic wool property in Wellington, NSW.
Glenwood is one of 130 farms contributing data and insights for Farming for Future. This episode, recorded on location at Glenwood, covers not only why this is important but also the history of the farm and why Norm and Pip are committed advocates for Australian agriculture.

Tuesday Aug 01, 2023

Episode two of the Farming for the Future podcast features Research Director, Dr Liz Heagney and Principal Research Fellow at the La Trobe Research Centre for Future Landscapes, Dr Jim Radford discussing all things natural capital and its potential to revolutionise Australian agriculture.

Monday Jun 26, 2023

The first episode features Dr Sue Ogilvy, Program Director of Farming for the Future, talking with Matt Peacock from Dentsu Creative PR recorded at the recent Global Food Forum in Melbourne. The episode provides a high-level overview of the world first Farming for the Future program and it's unique role in quantifying the value of nature in Australian agriculture. 

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