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How we manage the threats to our vines

How we manage the threats to our vines

Hello The last time I wrote about some of our vineyard management practices was here, in November 2012. The biggest threat to the health of vines is the leaf roll virus. It is terrible to see a vine that has been infected. The vector, or carrier, of this virus is the mealy bug. One of […]

What the farm looked like before we started farming.

What the farm looked like before we started farming.

I have been helped by so many people on the 7 year road towards becoming a regenerative farmer that I am loathe to thank them in case I miss them out. However none of this could have happened had it not been for our amazing animals that are outdoors in all seasons doing what they […]

True cost accounting, a phrase we will hear more about in 2016.

True cost accounting, a phrase we will hear more about in 2016.

Hello I write this with my management accountant hat on. I have an Honours Degree in Management Accounting and studied accounting for 5 years. Not once was the concept of true cost accounting (TCA) mentioned. If accounting was truly costed, if you will excuse the poor English, then many things would a lot more expensive […]