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Archival film (1955) of P. A. Yeomans demonstrating Keyline Design

 
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P. A. Yeomans film on Keyline Plan http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7dBvGue4JmU&feature=em-uploademail
 
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Another old Archival film at: http://www.t3licensing.com/video/clip/48050035_8500.do

Amazing man that deserves a lot of credit!
"No artist or artisan ever has such broad control of the medium through which he expresses his own character and personality as does the farmer or grazier in the control he can exercise over his land. The landman can create his own landscape, but the artist gives only his impression of it" PA Yeomans

from Wikipedia:
Percival Alfred Yeomans (1904 – 1984) was an Australian inventor known for the Keyline system for the development of land and increasing the fertility of that land. As a mining engineer and gold assayer, Yeomans had developed a keen sense of hydrology and equipment design. Upon his brother’s death in a grass fire, Percival Alfred Yeomans assumed management of a large tract of land he later named Nevallan in New South Wales. Here he developed improved methods and equipment for cultivation. His designs won him The Prince Philip Design Award in 1974.

His Keyline principles or concepts (Keyline Design) have been adopted by farm owners in almost every country in the world. Yeomans’ Keyline concepts are now part of the curriculum of many sustainable agriculture courses in colleges and universities across the world. His ideas have also been a key factor in the development of permaculture design. P.A. Yeomans wrote four books; The Keyline Plan, The Challenge of Landscape, Water For Every Farm and The City Forest.

Re: http://hines.blogspot.com/2013/01/p-yeomans.html

Permaculture: Leadership for Sustainable Futures
EXCELLENT --> A presentation by Professor Stuart Hill University of Western Sydney on permaculture and the 'inner landscape'.
Yeoman and Keyline Systems start in presentation:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=mzY1eZLwOdk#t=2870s
Re: http://hines.blogspot.com/2013/01/permaculture-leadership-for-sustainable.html

The Keyline Plan (1954) Online version: http://www.soilandhealth.org/01aglibrary/010125yeomans/010125toc.html
The Challenge of Landscape : the development and practice of keyline 1958. Online version: http://www.soilandhealth.org/01aglibrary/010126yeomansII/010126toc.html
The City Forest : The Keyline Plan for the Human Environment Revolution (1971). Online version: http://www.soilandhealth.org/01aglibrary/010127yeomansIII/010127toc.html

Darren Doherty Talks on Regenerative Farming and Restoration Agriculture / Keyline
http://hines.blogspot.com/2013/01/7-facets-2012-darren-doherty.html
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