The Future of Farming Series:

Intro to Carbon Farming

Find out what the future of farming looks like for livestock producers and the potential outcomes of regenerative agriculture on profitability and sustainability.

In this 90-minute webinar, we are joined by experts on the topic of carbon farming. Our guests discuss the challenges around carbon to the agriculture industry, how farmers are currently capturing and trading carbon, research supporting carbon abatement and how to trade carbon for a profit. 

AgriWebb co-founder and fourth-generation livestock farmer John Fargher will host this discussion. We will be joined by guests; Lorraine Gordon from the Regenerative Agriculture AllianceSam Trethewey from Tasmanian Agricultural Company and Matthew Warnken from AgriProve.

Host: John Fargher, Co-Founder of AgriWebb

John is Co-founder of AgriWebb and passionate about all things agtech. John was raised on his family's 400,000-acre sheep and cattle station in the Flinders Ranges, South Australia, where his love for agriculture, innovation and entrepreneurship began. He has a passion for bringing technology to the livestock industry and wants to drive increased farm efficiency and productivity through the use of on-farm data and information.

About our speakers

Lorraine Gordon, Director of Strategic Projects, Farming Together & the Regenerative Agriculture Alliance

Lorraine is the Director of Strategic Projects at Southern Cross University (SCU), Associate Director of the University’s Centre for Organic Research, and founder of the Regenerative Agriculture Alliance at SCU. She is also a beef cattle trader based in Ebor, NSW, and Director of Moffat Falls and Yaraandoo, which operate several successful tourism, agricultural, and health businesses in the New England and North Coast regions of NSW.

Sam Trethewey, Founder and Managing Director at Tasmanian Agricultural Company 

Sam has returned to farming production to build data around innovative, futuristic and truly regenerative farm management systems. He spent a decade working on properties around Australia and the UK, then several years working in corporate agribusiness, which included setting up SproutX, the first Agtech Accelerator program in Australia. He was left alarmed and unconvinced of current food production methods, including their ability to meet future demand and reduce or reverse their environmental impact. Sam founded the Tas Ag Co. with his wife Steph - an innovative beef business that produces grass-fed, regeneratively farmed Wagyu.

Matthew Warnken, Managing Director at AgriProve

Matthew is founder and Managing Director of AgriProve, Australia’s first one-stop-shop for soil carbon under the Emissions Reduction Fund. He has been at the forefront of emissions trading and carbon credit origination in Australia, taking Corporate Carbon from a start up to Australia’s largest multi-sector project aggregator – and the first to have soil carbon credits issued under the ERF. AgriProve is a special purpose vehicle established by Corporate Carbon to provide soil carbon participation solutions.