Are you interested in joining a wonderful discussion on local enterprise with trees and timber in South Gippsland?
If you’re thinking of integrating trees into your farming landscape, if you’d like to be part of a reinvigorated local sawmilling culture, or if you’re keen to build sustainably with local farm grown or salvaged wood, then this webinar is not to be missed.
This is a great opportunity for you to participate in this fantastic 8-week Regenerative Agriculture online training program for farmers. The program will be delivered by respected leaders in regenerative agriculture giving you unique insights and tailored advice for implementing regenerative practices on your farm!
Day 1 | Fri Oct 8th 2021. Introduction to Regenerative Agriculture- myths and misconceptions.
Day 2 | Fri 15th Oct 2021. Soils - Maximise crop diversity and living roots.
Day 3 | Fri 22nd Oct. Soils - Minimise disturbance and maximise soil coverage, soil monitoring.
Day 4 | Fri 29th Oct. Regenerative Agriculture Livestock & grazing systems.
Day 5 | Fri 5th Nov. Integration of trees into your farming system for multiple benefits.
Day 6 | Fri 12th Nov. Financial indicators and transitioning to Regenerative Agriculture.
Day 7 | Fri 19th Nov. Transitioning to regenerative agriculture. (Showcasing a local case study).
Day 8 | Fri 26th Nov. Developing your Climate Adaptation Plan (CAP) and celebratory lunch.
Attend 8 online workshops
(approx 2.5 hours per week)
All sessions will be online due to COVID restrictions.
Your Contribution | $250 +GST
25 Farms only- Application via Expression of Interest
Email Expression of interest by Fri 24th Sep 2021 to: firstname.lastname@example.org
If your farm is located within the watershed of Port Phillip or Westernport Bay and you are considering transitioning to a regenerative agriculture farming system, then this course is for you!
South Gippsland Fresh Produce farm visit
South Gippsland Fresh Produce are a new local enterprise based in picturesque Glen Forbes, owned by Peter McDonnell and Angelika Christensen. Peter and Angelika have worked tirelessly to set up this new innovative operation which includes picking your own strawberries, growing hydroponic vegetables and herbs, raising free range pigs, a paddock to plate restaurant and a primary produce store.
You are welcome to come along to our farm visit to learn about their multi-faceted agricultural business, on Friday the 25th of January 2019, 10.30 am to 1.30 pm. Morning tea and lunch will be provided.
Please register to join in this great event at https://sthgippslandfreshproduce.eventbrite.com.au
If you would like more information please contact Joel Geoghegan on email@example.com or call 5678 2335
Property Management Plan Course.
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 partnership with the French Island Landcare Group, come and join us for our exciting one day bus tour to Peppermint Ridge Farm and participate in a training bush foods workshop. After lunch we will be visiting the property of respected agronomist, Chris Alenson, for a tour of his Macclesfield property.
ifarm- dividing up farm course
What is iFarm?
iFarm is a farm mapping and planning program utilising the latest aerial imagery of your property and GIS software. You will learn how to map paddocks, infrastructure, waterways, tracks, native vegetation, pipelines, fencing and more.
Bass Coast Landcare Network is delving deep into the little known fungal realms in a full day workshop with Natural History Photographer and Research Ecologist Alison Pouilot, this May in Archies Creek. Learn the basics of mushroom identification, examine and discuss samples, even bring your own specimens for identification. Read on for more details.
Soilkee Demonstration Field day
You are invited to attend our Soilkee Demonstration field day at the property of Ron and Carmen Barnacle. Come along to see the Soilkee Renovator in action. Expert agronomists will also be attending and will facilitate a walk and talk through the property comparing treated and untreated paddocks.
FINE FOODS IN MOYARRA
Welcome to Moyarra Fine Foods, a free range Berkshire pig farm owned and operated by Tim and Kirstin Anderson and their daughter, Paige. Situated in the hills of Moyarra, South Gippsland, the Andersons have diversified into free range pigs. Their free range Berkshire pig enterprise is growing from strength to strength. You are invited to join us for a tour of the property to learn about free ranging Berkshire Pigs. Meet the landowners who have undertaken this journey and hear their story.
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