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Landline: August 18, 2019
August 18, 2019
ABC  |  August 18, 2019

Frauke Bolton-Boshammer emigrated to Australia to pursue a farming dream but instead became a successful businesswoman and pioneered a diamond empire.
Once the backbone of every pastoral station, most blacksmith shops today have been relegated to history. But the owners of a drought ravaged property in South Australia have found that stoking up the fire again has provided an unexpected lifeline in tough times.
Sorcery or science? How can a concoction made from manure buried in cow horns in the dead of winter under a new moon bring new life to soil? Not even the man who founded what's known as biodynamic farming knew the answer. Fifty years on farmers who follow Alex Podolinsky’s methods get top dollar for their produce. Tim Lee looks at the legacy of the divisive biodynamic pioneer.
Costs and regulations have forced thousands of professional fishers out of the game but for Danny, it's all about the thrill of the catch.

Frauke Bolton-Boshammer emigrated to Australia to pursue a farming dream but instead became a successful businesswoman and pioneered a diamond empire.
Once the backbone of every pastoral station, most blacksmith shops today have been relegated to history. But the owners of a drought ravaged property in South Australia have found that stoking up the fire again has provided an unexpected lifeline in tough times.
Sorcery or science? How can a concoction made from manure buried in cow horns in the dead of winter under a new moon bring new life to soil? Not even the man who founded what's known as biodynamic farming knew the answer. Fifty years on farmers who follow Alex Podolinsky’s methods get top dollar for their produce. Tim Lee looks at the legacy of the divisive biodynamic pioneer.
Costs and regulations have forced thousands of professional fishers out of the game but for Danny, it's all about the thrill of the catch.

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