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e99. Cultivating Pastures and Combating Invasive Weeds with Bodie Willmot

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Join us as we welcome the passionate Bodie Willmot, a Queensland farmer who's turning his dream into reality through regenerative farming. Listen in as Bode shares his journey to innovative regenerative practices, inspired by the likes of Gabe Brown and Allan Savory. Bodie's story isn't just about farming; it's a tale of resilience and adaptability, dealing with the noxious weed Lantana, and focusing on livestock that thrive with minimal intervention. This is a narrative of one man's commitment to nurturing the land and leaving it better than he found it, despite the challenges of a highly brittle environment that oscillates between lush green and barren dryness.

Discover the ingenuity of land management as Bodee explains his creative solutions for clearing Lantana and his holistic approach to fencing and grazing strategies. He takes us through the practical challenges of managing a farm while balancing off the farm work and family life, emphasizing the importance of context in agriculture. Every farm is unique, and Bodie highlights how adapting to local conditions is key. He discusses the intricacies of water management, electric fencing systems, and the benefits of high-intensity, short-duration grazing. His experiences underscore the critical nature of land and water stewardship in the vast, uneven landscapes of Queensland.

Our conversation with Bodie is a treasure trove of insights for anyone interested in sustainable farming practices. From the utilization of water trailers for flexible livestock management to the role of livestock in land clearing, Bodie illustrates the practicality and cost-effectiveness of his methods. He champions the joys of self-sufficiency and the growth that comes from hands-on farming. Aspiring and veteran farmers alike will find value in Bodie's recommendations for resources on grazing and land management, and his candid sharing of the highs and lows of farming life. Tune in to hear a genuine story of commitment to regenerative agriculture and the wisdom gleaned from a journey of learning, experimentation, and respect for the land.

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Website: https://grazinggrass.com/

Facebook: Grazing Grass Podcast

Instagram: @grazinggrass

Twitter: @grazing_grass

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Join us as we welcome the passionate Bodie Willmot, a Queensland farmer who's turning his dream into reality through regenerative farming. Listen in as Bode shares his journey to innovative regenerative practices, inspired by the likes of Gabe Brown and Allan Savory. Bodie's story isn't just about farming; it's a tale of resilience and adaptability, dealing with the noxious weed Lantana, and focusing on livestock that thrive with minimal intervention. This is a narrative of one man's commitment to nurturing the land and leaving it better than he found it, despite the challenges of a highly brittle environment that oscillates between lush green and barren dryness.

Discover the ingenuity of land management as Bodee explains his creative solutions for clearing Lantana and his holistic approach to fencing and grazing strategies. He takes us through the practical challenges of managing a farm while balancing off the farm work and family life, emphasizing the importance of context in agriculture. Every farm is unique, and Bodie highlights how adapting to local conditions is key. He discusses the intricacies of water management, electric fencing systems, and the benefits of high-intensity, short-duration grazing. His experiences underscore the critical nature of land and water stewardship in the vast, uneven landscapes of Queensland.

Our conversation with Bodie is a treasure trove of insights for anyone interested in sustainable farming practices. From the utilization of water trailers for flexible livestock management to the role of livestock in land clearing, Bodie illustrates the practicality and cost-effectiveness of his methods. He champions the joys of self-sufficiency and the growth that comes from hands-on farming. Aspiring and veteran farmers alike will find value in Bodie's recommendations for resources on grazing and land management, and his candid sharing of the highs and lows of farming life. Tune in to hear a genuine story of commitment to regenerative agriculture and the wisdom gleaned from a journey of learning, experimentation, and respect for the land.

Follow us on social media!

Website: https://grazinggrass.com/

Facebook: Grazing Grass Podcast

Instagram: @grazinggrass

Twitter: @grazing_grass

Affiliate links:
Riverside - Create professional-quality podcast episodes with ease using Riverside's seamless recording and editing tools.
Podium - Unlock your podcast's potential with Podium, the AI copywriter for show notes, articles, social posts, and more!

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