At the recent Oxford Real Farming Conference dairy farmer Christine Page from Smiling Tree Farm, gave a great presentation as part of the The Rise of Milk Substitutes: how can dairy producers respond? session.
Australia has been in an agriculture crisis for many years. 100% of NSW has now officially been declared in drought. Answers are few as farmers are in survival mode. How did we get here?
"Most of the diseases are nutritionally related to the fact that we don't have the trace elements in our bodies that we need for our immune systems to work. The reasons why we don't have the trace elements is because our soils are not functioning anymore..."