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Exploring Soil Acidity Workshop

Friday 27 January 2023

10am to 2pm

Kergunyah Hall

Register at Exploring Soil Acidity Workshop Tickets, Fri 27/01/2023 at 10:00 am | Eventbrite

Kiewa Catchment Landcare Groups and Agroecologist David Hardwick of Soil Land Food invite you to their hands-on workshop as we explore all things soil acidity & PH. Please bring along a cube of soil from your place so it can be analysed during the session. This is a free and catered event welcome to all. It will take place at the Kergunyah Hall, with morning tea and lunch provided.

It will cover:

  • Soil acidity: what it is and why it is important
  • Measuring soil pH
  • Managing soil pH - exploring your options.

It will also analyse the PH soil test results of 15 property owners across the Kiewa Valley.

For further information, contact KCLG Project Officer Charles Daaboul on projects@kclg.org.au or on 0493268085

This project is supported by the North East CMA through funding provided by the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program

 


Flood Recovery Expo featuring 'Are You Bogged Mate?'

Friday 3 February 2023

5pm to 8pm - Rutherglen Memorial Hall, 150 High Street Rutherglen

Hosted by Indigo Shire Council and Foundation for Rural Regional Renewal

Register here

The Flood Recovery Expo will be a relaxed evening where industry partners and the agriculture community can come together to share information and support following what has been a difficult few months with floods.

The evening will be highlighted by guest speaker, Mary O'Brien from Are You Bogged Mate? Mary was raised on a sheep and cattle station in South West Queensland. She is a passionate advocate for all sectors of agriculture and has a deep understanding of the diverse challenges faced by rural communities.

Download the flyer here


Recruiting new volunteers and inspiring young people to volunteer

Tuesday 7 February 2023

5.30pm to 7.30pm

Held online, facilitated by Kim Boswell

Register at http://ow.ly/wSe450Ma7h2

Get along to Landcare Victoria's next webinar - 'Recruiting new volunteers and inspiring young people to volunteer'

🎟️ Tickets are free for members and volunteers from Landcare Victoria Member Groups or $10 for non-members

⏩ Spaces are limited, so please register as soon as possible


Holistic Management Planned Grazing

20, 21, 23 and 24 February 2023
Hosted by Goulburn Murray Landcare Network

Holistic Management® Planned Grazing, commonly referred to as ‘planned grazing’, is a structured way of using animals to regenerate pasture, and to improve soil health and grazing profitability. Reboot your grazing enterprise with three great opportunities below.

Introduction to Holistic Planned Grazing Merrigum- Monday Feb 20th 9:30-3:30pm REGISTER HERE-> https://www.trybooking.com/CEZPG

Horse health and Pastures Workshop Nagambie- Tuesday Feb 21st REGISTER HERE-> https://www.trybooking.com/CEZZF

Holistic Management Refresher Training Katandra (for previous HM participants)- Thursday Feb 23rd and Friday Feb 24th REGISTER HERE-> https://www.trybooking.com/CFAFD

We have some great presenters lined up, you can read more on them below
About Judi - http://www.glenorton.com.au/about-judi.html
David Nash - https://ker.com/equinews/staff/david-nash/


Farming Carbon 2023

Exploring Soils, Trees, Productivity, Contracts and Farm Accounting 

28 February 2023 - 9.30am to 4.30pm

George Kerferd Hotel, Beechworth

Register at https://events.humanitix.com/farming-carbon

The Farming Carbon conference aims to support land managers, agriculture industry groups, Landcare participants, and industry staff in north east Victoria in building their knowledge and understanding of carbon farming systems. 

Speakers invited include Julia Waite, MLA; Professor Richard Eckard, Melbourne University; Jane Carney, Farmers for Climate Action; Sam Henty, Agriculture Victoria; Jim Shovelton, Board of Gecko CLaN; Alison Kelly, Agriculture Victoria; Dr Cassandra Schefe, AgriSci; and Sue Briggs, CSBP Soil and Plant Analysis Laboratory. Further speakers are expected to be secured for the event.


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