FIELD DAY- Becoming a carbon cocky – carbon farming in a changing climate – soil, trees and accounting.
You are invited along to this exciting field day on carbon farming in a changing climate and the opportunities for Southern Gippsland farmers.
Pathogens, parasites and pesky pests- New and emerging biosecurity threats in a changing climate.
You are invited along to this exciting field day on biosecurity in a changing climate and its impacts on agriculture in Southern Gippsland.
Field day topics include:
• Biosecurity planning, farm hygiene, current and future pathogens and parasites
• New and emerging pest plants as a biosecurity threat
• Integrated pest management in a changing climate, a horticulture enterprise case study
• Good and bad soil biology and what to expect in a changing climate
• Liver Fluke and the ‘on farm’ warning signs
Date: Wednesday October 23rd, 2019
Time: 10am for registration, finish time at 2.30pm.
Morning tea and lunch provided.
Look out for the Landcare event signs.
Venue: Morning session- Kernot Community Hall.
Google maps link- https://goo.gl/maps/iCJxGwtqkWHpjjq66
Afternoon session- Property of local dairy farmer, Andy Thomas.
Google maps link- https://goo.gl/maps/oHVr4Dui9Sgt95B18
RSVP is essential! To register please visit:
For details, call the Bass Coast Landcare Network Office on 5678 2335.
Welcome to Wattlebank Park Farm. Landowners Nadine and Clive Verboon initially managed a dairy enterprise on their property. After an extreme flood event they decided to diversify to ensure their business became more resilient into the future.
Welcome to Bimbadeen, an innovative Philip Island property on a diversification journey. Landowner Bob Davie is also trialling cropping methods aimed to increase Bimbadeens soil carbon.
It took a drought and some deep reflection to turn farmer and author Charles Massy from a conventional farmer to one of the leading thinkers in regenerative agriculture today.
Strzelecki Heritage Apples are a family run niche nursery business in the Strzelecki hills that grows over 400 varieties of apples including cider apples as well as numerous varieties of pears and plums.
Based on the six-day FarmPlan21 course, the course has been condensed to a three-day course. It provides an opportunity for landholders to develop a property plan based on ecological and economic factors.
In 2018 the Phillip Island Landcare Group will again present its annual Bunny Boiler dinner to be held on Friday 1st June from 6.00pm. This year the event will be held at the North Pier Hotel (ex Continental) as a larger venue is required to accommodate growing
You are invited to our 1st Annual BCLN Social Gathering
Sunday 15th April 2018
12:30 - 3:30 pm
Kongwak Pioneer Reserve
Come along and get to know your Network Board members, staff and other fellow Landcarers
A BBQ lunch will be provided, BYO drinks and a chair
RSVP is essential To register go to https://www.eventbrite.com.au/o/bass-coast-landcare-network-inc-12679935551
For further information contact Anna Gloria on firstname.lastname@example.org
A field day on agricultural capacity and capability to adapt to change.
You are invited to this exciting field day on climate change resilience in Bass Coast.
Soil Scientist, Declan McDonald, will be speaking on the following topics.
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