David Marsh is a family farmer from Boorowa NSW and has managed his home property, Allendale, since 1971.
Allendale was formerly a cropping and livestock operation but now runs livestock only.
David holds a Masters of Sustainable Agriculture (Sydney University, Orange 2001).
He brings his long experience as a grazier and conservationist and his 15 years as an holistic management practitioner to the Soils for Life Board.
is a former winner of Central West Conservation Farmer of the Year, a former member NSW Native Vegetation Advisory Council, a former Founding Chair Boorowa Community Landcare group.
has recently retired after an eight year term as Board Member of Lachlan CMA
is currently a Committee member Carbon Farmers of Australia.
In recent years David
has addressed farmer groups in NSW, Queensland, Victoria, Tasmania and Western Australia, hosted many bus tours of the farm and been asked to speak at regional conferences on healthy soils, people in the landscape, exploring issues on soil carbon, biodiversity, salinity and managing for improved landscape function.
writes a regular blog in support of regenerative landscape management as a coordinating member of the Alliance for Regenerative Landscapes
& Social Health (ARLASH).
Read David's blog.