Accounting for Nature framework in progress

Kilter Rural is continuing to progress its framework for producing environmental condition trend accounts across its farming landscapes.  The Accounting for Nature (AfN) framework sets the first globally consistent standard for measuring, certifying and communicating changes in the condition of environmental assets – agricultural soils, native vegetation, fauna and freshwater or marine ecosystems.  The framework establishes the […]

by Kilter Rural • October 13, 2020

A co-investment for the Great Barrier Reef

A scaled co-investment in regenerative agriculture impact and conservation outcomes for the Great Barrier Reef and its catchments Underpinned by a long history of successful impact investment Kilter Rural (KR) and The Nature Conservancy Australia (TNC)(the partners) are acting on the urgency for large scale landscape intervention required to help improve the health of the Great […]

by Kilter Rural • October 8, 2020

Benchmark Report shows growth in ESG Importance

Kilter was pleased to see the results of the recent benchmark survey conducted by the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA) confirmed the increasing importance of environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategy in the decision making of the wealth management sector.  Responsible management market now accounts for 37% of the $3.1trillion of assets under management by […]

by Kilter Rural • September 28, 2020
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14.2 million tomato seedlings ready for planting

Between September and November 2020, 14.2 million seedlings will be transported from Withcott Nurseries in Toowoomba Queensland to the Kilter Rural tomato fields in the Winlaton region of Northern Victoria. Kilter Rural grows and manages 765 hectares of Conventional and Organic tomatoes on behalf of Aware. Subsurface drip system with fully automated delivery systems for […]

by Kilter Rural • September 15, 2020

Found! Flora and fauna to be protected in Northern Victoria

While Kilter Rural undertakes broadscale native vegetation regeneration across its landscapes, it is also active in initiatives to protect and enhance specific populations of flora and fauna.  Senecio behrianus (Stiff Groundsel) Following recent confirmation, we are now privileged to host two distinct occurrences of the highly endangered Senecio behrianus (Stiff Groundsel), a woolly perennial flowering shrub up 25 […]

by Kilter Rural • September 12, 2020
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Queen Garnet Plums spring into full bloom

Our Queen Garnet Plums at Lake Charm, Northern Victoria, has welcomed in spring with a stunning display of blossom across the orchard. With 42,000 trees planted over 50ha, the orchard has become a welcome home to 400 beehives for 30 days over flowering. Since acquiring the site, Kilter Rural has transformed the landscape with a […]

by Kilter Rural • September 10, 2020

Join us online at GAI 2020

Global Ag Investing 2020 Online is taking place across August and September. As sponsors Kilter Rural will be taking part in this international gathering of agricultural investment stakeholders.  There are three days of events from the 25-27th August with numerous networking opportunities available over the months of August and September. Our CEO Cullen Gunn will […]

by Kilter Rural • August 13, 2020
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Local support progresses revegetation project

Progress continues on our revegetation project undertaken for the Australian Farmlands Fund. Since the direct seeding of the 110ha site back in May, the first signs of germination are already evident. With great support from Woka Walla (Yorta Yorta Nation Aboriginal Corporation) and the Goulburn Broken CMA, the project has been the beneficiary of 200 […]

by Kilter Rural • August 6, 2020

Kilter Rural in the news: Company Director magazine

Kilter Rural Chief Investment Officer Euan Friday spoke with journalist Adam Courtenay about the Australian water market in the July edition of Company Director magazine. 

by Kilter Rural • July 13, 2020

Fund’s revegetation project to help combat climate change

Up to 30% of the fund’s farm landscape is allocated to ecosystem protection, with strategic re-vegetation aimed at delivering critical farm resilience outcomes, biodiversity enhancement and carbon sequestration.

by Kilter Rural • June 12, 2020