You are invited to this interesting field day, where you will have the opportunity to learn all about Multi-Story Farming, challenging your thinking regarding the integration of trees with pasture and crops.
You will hear from Clinton Tepper, owner of Camaray Farm, who has been working on his demonstration plots for 5 years, to teach people all about this method of farming.
If this sounds like something that you are interested in, click the link below to register.
You are invited along to this exciting field day discussing water management in a changing climate and the opportunities for Southern Gippsland farmers to secure their water future.
Field day topics include:
• Changing rainfall patterns in Southern Gippsland
• Using regenerative methods to rebuild the soil carbon sponge
• Dealing with extreme rainfall events
• Water management planning and water calculators
• Identifying and managing water based threats on farm (eg Salinity)
Friday February 28th, 2020 on Phillip Island
Time: 9.45 am for registration for a 10am start, finish time at 2.30pm.
Morning tea and lunch provided.
Look out for the Landcare event signs.
Venue: Morning Session- Rhyll Mechanics Hall.
Google Maps Link- https://goo.gl/maps/RqYLr6DHxeJqkNb99
Afternoon session- Property of Bill Cleeland, Surf Beach.
Google maps link: https://goo.gl/maps/88ThDpsHjsFZgLCK6
For details, call the Bass Coast Landcare Network Office on 5678 2335.
Click this link for more information and to register
Diversification and Innovation Discussion Group Farm Visit- a visit to Peninsula Avocados
Would you like to attend our farm visit to Peninsula Avocados?
This avocado farm, owned by Steve Marshall, has been growing avocados on the Mornington Peninsula for over 25 years and operates 2 companies that grow, harvest, process, package and sell avocados.
Come along to this exciting day and learn more about Avocado growing in Southern Victoria.
Click here for more details and to register.
We hosted a fantastic field day at the end of November at Prom Country Cheese, focusing on Carbon Farming in a Changing Climate. 77 people attended the event, which was part of the Growing Southern Gippsland project focusing on climate change resilience in Southern Gippsland agriculture. Check out this great summary video of the event.
We would like to thank all our guest speakers for contributing to the day, our hosts, Prom Country Cheese and all those who attended. It was a fantastic event with new learnings and many more new questions.
This field day was the second to be hosted in a series of 6. The Growing Southern Gippsland project will be hosting the remaining 4 field days in the first half of 2020. Keep an eye out for these exciting events via the Bass Coast Landcare Network Facebook page or visit www.growingsoutherngippsland.org.au
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