Risks and Rewards of Farming in a Changing Climate conference, Orange
Around 200 farmers and agricultural leaders flocked to Orange in mid-September for our Managing the Risks and Rewards of Farming in a Changing Climate conference.
The conference featured presentations from academics and farmers, sharing the latest in climate science, legal and market implications, carbon accounting and more.
We've brought together the presentations, video and media coverage from the event below.
A number of the presentations given on the day were recorded, watch them online here or below.
Richard Bull, Local Land Services, Growing, Protecting and Connecting within a Changing Climate
Lynette Bettio, Bureau of Meteorology, The Changing Probability of Extreme (Weather) Events and impacts on agriculture
Steven Crimp, Australian National University, A changing climate – risks and opportunities
Jacki Schirmer, University of Canberra, Climate change, drought and regional wellbeing
Economics, Trade and Finance Panel
Reiss McLeod, IDEEA Group, Natural capital accounting
Ryan Gale, MinterEllison, Environment-schmironment: Climate change risk through a commercial lens
Managing Carbon in the Landscape
Ben Keogh, Australian Carbon Traders, Monetising carbon in the landscape
John Angus, CSIRO, Carbon and greenhouse gases in Australian farming
Guy Webb, SoilCQuest 2031, Carbon capture
Innovation and Resilience Panel
Paul Ryan, Australian Resilience Centre, presentation to come
Jon Elder, ReAqua, Solar pumping at ‘Waverleigh’ Narromine
Dylan Gower, Clean Cowra, Biomass to energy project
Farming Systems Panel
Peter Ampt, University of Sydney, Grazing eco-innovators: how do we make them normal?
Lorraine Gordon, Regenerative Agriculture Alliance, Regenerative agriculture
Cathy Waters, NSW DPI, Integration of carbon farming and primary production
Joel Stibbard, BCT, Farming biodiversity for resilience in a changing climate
Richard Heath, Australian Farm Institute, Where to from here?
Peter Holding and Rob Lee on Talking Overnight with Gary Stewart (clip unavailable), 2SM Supernetwork, 14 September 2019
Marg Applebee, Looking at Landcare | The measures of change, Forbes Advocate, 13 September 2019
Rob Lee and Peter Holding in Tim Fookes, Fear of drought, flood and fires leads farmers to plea for urgent action on climate change, ABC News, 12 September 2019
In Daniel Pedersen, PHOTOS: Australian Farm Institute chief Richard Heath says all-of-agriculture climate effort needed, Western Magazine, 11 September 2019
Rob Lee on Brekky with Pecky (clip unavailable), 2BS 95.1, 11 September 2019
Rob Lee and Charlie Prell, Farmers Climate Forum, 9 News Central West, 10 September 2019
In David Fitzsimons, Drought, climate change hotter temperatures and extreme weather to confront farmers, Central Western Daily, 10 September 2019
Peter Holding, Steven Crimp, Lynette Bettio and Jack Schirmer speaking to Tim Fookes on New South Wales Country Hour, ABC Radio, 10 September 2019
Rob Lee, Our Future || Accept climate change and move forward, The Advocate (syndicated), 9 September 2019
Rob Lee on Central West and Western Plains Rural Report, ABC Western Plains, 27 August 2019
Rob Lee in Bradley Jurd, Orange Ex-Services' Club to host conference on climate change in September, Western Advocate, 31 July 2019