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Wednesday, 19 January 2022

Rennie Workshop & Soil Pit Discussion

27 January 2022, 4pm to 7.30pm (BBQ Dinner provided)

Farmers and community members are invited to join the Riverine Plains group for a Cool Soil Initiative Soil Pit Discussion between 4pm and 5.30pm on the effect of pulses on soils with Dr Cassandra Schefe (AgriSci). Meet at "Brakefield", 1253 Bull Plain Rd, Rennie at 4pm.

Following that there will be a discussion on Managing Drought and Climate Challenges between 5.30pm and 7pm with Kate Coffey. Meet at "Redbank", 103 Roseneath Rd, Mulwala.

Topics include:

  • Why now is a good time to prepare for drought
  • Previous experiences of drought - what worked, what didn't
  • Identifying on-farm/business changes needed for the next drought
  • Accessing physical and mental health services, business supports and grants
  • How can communities be better supported during drought
  • Importance of personal and business connections.

RSVP to kate@riverineplains.org.au or jane@riverineplains.org.au or phone (03) 5744 1713 by 25 January.

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