Katherine, NT

Farming in the Northern Territory is notoriously challenging: it takes resilience and perseverance to battle the weather and soils. These attributes apply to farmer Jeremy Trembath, who is hosting a new demonstration site in the Top End for the Soil Wealth ICP project.

Jeremy is looking to build soil health and a greater resistance to heavy weather events and soil erosion through growing a corn cash crop following mixed cover crops, reduced till (strip till), the input of soil biology (mycorrhizal inoculants) and early-stage non-chemical weed control with a fingerweeder.

Read more about Jeremy’s story on page 48 of the Vegetables Australia – Winter 2022 magazine.