Current Projects

Individual projects undertaken directly or supported by the Trust are reported here.

Carbon Positive

Carbon Positive - Regenerating soil carbon in soils used for intensive field cropping. Comparing conventional vs regenerative intensive field crop systems.


Soil Carbon Measurement

This project is designed to measure with scientific rigour the ability of farm practices to increase soil carbon. increase soil carbon.


Inventory Database

Beginning to build an inventory (database) of both previous HB ‘awarded’ best practitioners (eg, Primary Sector Awards, Ballance Farm Environment Awards, various sectors) and other HB exemplars identified by sector groups, trade media and Trustees. Select


Environmental/Economic Farm assessments

Complete a holistic economic and environmental assessment of ten dairy and sheep/beef exemplar farms across HB.


Case studies/videos

Case studies and videos on leading edge farming operations in HB.