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Understanding your soil test booklet

Soils and soil test webinar series

Monday 7 September 2020-Thursday 15 October 2020
Location: Via Teams
This series of three webinars with Cath Botta will cover soil health and soil testing basics through to the key components of your soil tests. Whether you are just starting out or have been taking soil tests for a while , one or all of these webinars will have something for you.
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Improving soil carbon

Monday 28 September 2020
Location: Webinar
Join us for an online webinar focusing on strategies to build soil carbon, local research looking at soil manuring and improving soils through increasing organic carbon and irrigation systems.

Latest Media Releases

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Flood information at your fingertips

Friday 28 August 2020
Free, regularly updated information to help with land-use planning, flood preparedness and flood insurance is now available for 14 communities across the Goulburn Broken region.
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Protect trees, protect stock

Tuesday 18 August 2020
With lambing and calving well under way, fallen trees can provide much-needed shelter from cold, wind and rain for young stock.
Royal spoonbill with chick at Barmah

Barmah regulators opening

Friday 14 August 2020
Regulators in the Barmah Forest will be opened from today (August 14) to allow water to flow through wetlands and creeks in the Ramsar-listed site as the Murray River rises in response to recent and forecast rain.
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Old silver banksia stand protected

Thursday 30 July 2020
One of the last remaining wild populations of silver banksia in the north-east Victoria is being protected thanks to the Taungurung Land and Water Council and Goulburn Broken CMA.
Kanyapella Basin with water in it in 2010

Keeping Kanyapella thriving

Friday 24 July 2020
Water for the environment will be delivered to the Kanyapella Basin east of Echuca for the first time later this month.
Last year's cover photo of blue caladenias by Kersten Brauns

Time to get snapping

Friday 10 July 2020
The call for photographs to feature in the popular Conservation Management Network (CMN) annual calendar is now open.
New Goulburn Broken CMA CEO Chris Cumming

New Goulburn Broken CMA CEO appointed

Friday 29 May 2020
Chris Cumming has been appointed as the new CEO of the Goulburn Broken CMA, commencing Monday June 1.
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Welcome watering for wetlands and wildlife

Sunday 24 May 2020
Wildlife and vegetation in a small number of the Goulburn Broken catchment’s wetlands will get a drink for the first time in more than a year.
Soil testing kits are available from garden centres

Check if soil acidity affects productivity

Wednesday 20 May 2020
Testing soil pH helps farmers determine if soil acidity is affecting their pasture productivity.
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Bee active this winter

Wednesday 20 May 2020
A trial is under way to increase knowledge and understanding of pollinators and ways to attract them to productive gardens using indigenous flowering plants.

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