In a world where information is readily available at our fingertips 24/7, it comes as no surprise that the second most googled question for 2024 was “what to watch” with 749, 000 monthly searches of this phrase. While many may be referring to the latest hit TV show or movie, we at Direct Seeding believe that there is something even more captivating to watch…our no-till seeders in action! Just ask our children what their favourite videos are…the tractor with the Darryl Drill! There are some great content creators out there showcasing Australian and/or sustainable agriculture, offering both enjoyable and educational viewing!

There are countless documentaries, webinars, TikTok’s, social media reels, YouTube and other online resources available that showcase the incredible work being done by farmers, researchers, and organizations around the world to create a more sustainable food system with less environmental impact. So, why not take some time to sit back, relax, and watch and learn about sustainable agriculture.

By learning about sustainable agriculture, you can gain a deeper understanding of the challenges facing our food system and the innovative solutions being implemented to address them. You may even be inspired to learn about the farm to table process, make more conscious choices about the food you eat, or to support farmers who are committed to sustainable practices.

What to google next we hear you ask?

  1. No-till agriculture:
  • What are some key principles of no-till farming?
  • What are the benefits of no-till agriculture?
  • How does no-till farming help preserve soil health?
  1. Sustainable agriculture:
  • How is sustainable agriculture different from conventional agriculture?
  • What are some examples of sustainable farming practices?
  • What’s the difference between regenerative and sustainable agriculture?
  1. Food labelling:
  • What are the different labels for sustainable farming practices in Australia? E.g. Organic, certified organic, free-range, pasture raised, grass-fed etc
  • What does the term “organic” vs “certified organic” mean on a food label?
  • Difference between Grass-fed, Pasture-raised and Grain-fed livestock/meat?
  • What is health and nutrition driven agriculture?

Sustainable agriculture plays a critical role in ensuring food security for future generations. At Direct Seeding, we are proud to be a part of the sustainable agriculture movement and are dedicated to promoting practices that benefit both the environment and our communities. So, the next time you find yourself wondering “what to watch,” consider tuning into some content about sustainable agriculture.