Syntropic farming and multi species cropping improves Atherton soil

Ben Harden
By Ben Harden
January 21 2022 - 7:00pm
Multi-species cropping: John 'Johnny' Gargan stands in his healthy and tall crop of sunn hemp, which he planted as a cover crop for his cattle and forage harvest. Pictures: Ben Harden.

An Atherton Tablelands farmer is growing outside the box and has ventured into syntropic farming as a way to improve his soil to produce a profitable crop.

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Ben Harden

Ben Harden

Queensland Country Life Journalist

Based in Rockhampton, Central Queensland. Contact: 0437528907