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Quantum Agriculture

By Quantum Agriculture
Welcome to our global network of friends, farmers, earth restorians! Learn how agriculture works in harmony with nature and how to improve yields, reduce cultivation, eliminate weeds, pests and diseases and improve crop responses to weather while harvesting both carbon dioxide and nitrogen from the atmosphere and building these into the humus in our soils.
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Quantum Agriculture

Alex Podolinsky travels with Chris Bird through Australia
Chris Bird interviews Alex Podolinsky during their six weeks, 6000 mile discovery journey of Biodynamics in Australia.  Tape A    Introduction to Biodynamics According to Alex Podolinsky. This material and 20 other tapes are condensed into chapter 6 of Secrets of the Soil. 
October 28, 2019
John Priestley on certification, quality indicators and from the soil up
Shabari Bird continues her interview with John Priestley where he expounds on certification, what is quality and how the soil is the foundation for nutritive dense food.
July 19, 2019
John Priestley on Biodynamic Preparation making in Australia
John Priestley continues discussion with Shabari Bird about the use of local animals in Australia for Biodynamic Preparation making.
July 19, 2019
Weed control with John Priestley
Shabari Bird and John Priestley continue their discussion of farming and biodynamic methods. Weeds, what they indicate and various methods of working with them. 
July 19, 2019
John Priestely on clay plus more stories about farming
Shabari Bird continues with her interview of John Priestley on the use of clay in compost and more of his farmer stories.
July 19, 2019
John Priestley on using Biodynamic silica for sweet high brix citrus
John Priestley interviewed by Shabari Bird October 2014 at his Hunter Valley, New South Wales, Australia home on using Biodynamic Silica for sweet high brix Citrus. John then age 83 shares his brilliance and innovative uses of Biodynamic Preparations to bring his oranges to ripeness at one time. Saves time and labor having every fruit ready to pick in two rows.
July 19, 2019
John Priestley silica remedy: Biodynamic 501 made with diatomaceous earth
In keeping with indications from The Agriculture Lecture Series by Rudolf Steiner, John Priestley pioneered a new Biodynamic silica known as 501 using diatomaceous earth. Diatoms are the most ancient of living creatures on the earth. John explains how he makes it. This is widely accepted among biodynamic farmers around Australia.
July 19, 2019
John Priestley on carbon, biochar, sulphur and silica
Shabari Bird interviews John Priestley on carbon, biochar, sulphur and silica for fruit
July 19, 2019
David and Kim Hunt: Tahitian lime growers in Queensland, Australia
David and Kim Hunt courageously left city life in Brisbane and bought a lime farm. This is their story.
May 16, 2019
Cris and Lee-Anne Geri, Biodynamic and Biological farmers: Egg production with no antibiotics
Cris and Lee-Anne Geri manage their small farm in Tansey, west of Gympie, Queensland (Rawganix Farm) in a way that reduces their farm inputs and their environmental impact as much as possible. For them this means having a range of different crops and stock, and being mindful about the biological systems on their farm, and how their farm interacts with biological systems outside it. As well as chickens and eggs, they have sheep and cattle and grow lucerne, grains and other fodder to keep all their animals well fed and happy.
May 16, 2019
Wayne Rankine: Far Northern Queensland Demonstration Farm Center
Wayne Rankine, an avid Biodynamic grower and member of the Far Northern Queensland Biodynamic Group left his non-farm career to open an on-farm Education Center. He is also a certified representative of Quantum Agriculture.  You can find him here:
May 16, 2019
Kym Green: apple and cherry grower from South Australia
Kym Green grows the best tasting cherries and apples in Australia. This fifth generation fruit grower from South Australia uses Biodynamic, Biological and Quantum Agriculture methods.  He is the innovator of the pruning method known as KGB which he teaches to stone fruit growers in Chile, US and Canada. He has served as the Chairman of Biodynamic Agriculture Australia.
May 16, 2019
Arnd Enneking: young, successful farmer
Arnd Enneking and family have added farm stay cabins and a campground to their farm program. He is a well educated farmer who  completed the Quantum Agriculture Advanced Course. We are inspired by his story. 
May 16, 2019
Alaistair Jones on value added farm products
Alistair Jones describes his family farm and their famous value added smoked trout, lamb and beef sausages, and restaurant that serves their farm produce and products. They have built Tuki Retreat which is situated on historic “Stoney Rises” a traditional sheep grazing property.
May 16, 2019
Peter Windrim Krinklewood Biodynamic Vineyards
Peter Windrim remembers helping his father plant their first vines 30 years ago. The vineyard is now considered to be the best biodynamic farm in Australia. Peter is dynamic and a real delight to know. Working with a family business is so rare and yet so fulfilling. This is Peter’s story.  Learn more at
May 16, 2019
Marjory House, Biodynamic Consultant
Shabari Bird interviews Marjory House, biodynamic consultant in Cottage Grove, Oregon.
November 22, 2018
Change your soil, change your life with Wayne Rankine
Wayne Rankine practices biologic, biodynamic and restorative agriculture in Atherton, Queensland, Australia. He is available for consultation. For more information, see
November 22, 2018
Cliff and Marlene Bottenfield of Tumbling Creek Farm
Shabari Bird interviews Cliff and Marlene Bottenfield of Tumbling Creek Farm in Grass Valley, California.
November 21, 2018
Glen and Lee Perry on flotation tanks and biodynamics
Shabari Bird interviews Glen and Lee Perry, manufacturers of Samadhi flotation tanks and biodynamic gardeners from Grass Valley, California.
November 21, 2018
Growing food of the highest quality with Rory Turnbull
Shabari Bird and Hugh Lovel discuss growing food of the highest quality with Rory Turnbull, agronomist and Quantum Agriculture consultant.
November 21, 2018
Medical Hemp Growing
Discussion about medical hemp growing with Rory Turnbull, Luke Frey, Hugh Lovel and Shabari Bird at Frey Vineyards.
November 21, 2018
Ronlyn Schwartz, biodynamic farmer and Waldorf teacher
Shabari Bird interviews Ronlyn Schwartz, biodynamic farmer and retired Waldorf teacher in England and the US.
November 21, 2018
Susan Jones on her life as a Waldorf teacher
Shabari Bird interviews Susan Jones about her lifetime of experience as a Waldorf teacher.
November 21, 2018
Daron Joffee of Farmer D Organics
Shabari Bird interviews dynamic farming leader Daron Joffee of Farmer D Organics. He is the author of Citizen Farmers: The Biodynamic Way to Grow Healthy Food, Build Thriving Communities and Give Back to the Earth. His website is
November 21, 2018
Stephan Timmermans Horticulture Advisor
Stephan Timmermans shares his experiences as an advisor to commercial farms in the Netherlands, Scotland and Germany with Shabari Bird. Stephan's specialty is commercial strawberries and asparagus. A wonderful friend and delightful man who applies his knowledge, wisdom and love to nurturing his own beloved farm, gardens and orchard.
November 21, 2018
Mark Moodie and Hugh Lovel discuss soil biology and more
Mark Moodie and Hugh Lovel discuss biodynamics, Agro-Homeopathy, soil biology, and more. Recorded at the home of Mark Moodie in Forest of Dean, England.
November 20, 2018
Agro-Homeopathy with Mark Moodie and Shabari Bird
Recorded at the home of Mark Moodie in Forest of Dean, England. Mark and Shabari discuss the development of Agro-Homeopathy for treatment of soils and plants. Mark is a chief exponent of Agro-Homeopathy for the future of agriculture and the publisher of numerous books and article and education programs on Agro-Homeopathy.
November 20, 2018
Ehrenfried Pfeiffer on Nutrition
Ehrenfried Pfeiffer (1899-1961) was a scientist and pioneer of biodynamic agriculture in Europe and the United States. He is known for his innovative work in composting and in increasing the protein quality of wheat. In this rare audio recording, he discusses the subject of nutrition.
November 20, 2018
Ehrenfried Pfeiffer: The Truth About Protein
Ehrenfried Pfeiffer (1899-1961) was a German scientist, soil scientist, leading advocate of biodynamic agriculture, anthroposophist and disciple of Rudolf Steiner. Pfeiffer was a pioneer of biodynamic agriculture in Europe, Britain, and America. He is most widely known for his innovative work in composting. He conducted extensive research on the preparation and use of biodynamic compost and was is the inventor of BD Compost Starter, a compost inoculant. 
November 20, 2018
Hugh Lovel discusses organizational forces and clouds
Hugh Lovel continues his discussion of organizational forces as found in clouds.
November 18, 2018
Hugh Lovel on etheric forces as life forces
Hugh Lovel on etheric forces as life forces.
November 18, 2018
Hugh Lovel on Hydrogen
Hugh Lovel speaks on how Hydrogen and water give rise to life.
November 18, 2018
Hugh Lovel explains Sulphur
Hugh Lovel explains the workings of Sulphur, as an element, as an Ether, as a Catalyst
November 17, 2018