Events Archive

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Farm walk - planned grazing

Join us for a Q&A paddock walk with Donna and James Winter-Irving and gain insights into how they are improving the health and diversity of their soil, plants and animals as well as their own wellbeing and profitability.
Steep hjills

Farm walk - steep hills and erosion

Join us for a farm walk at Henderside, Limestone, to discuss challenges, management options and experiences for hillslope erosion and gullies.

Erosion gullies and hills

Join us for a farm walk in Limestone to discuss management options, experiences and challenges in regards to erosion gullies in farm land.
using nature to manage pests

Attracting beneficial insects and predator birds to your farm

Hear how Cornella farmer Carl Brown is trying to use nature to reduce pest insects.
Mt camle range

Erosion control in the Mt Camel Range

Hear how Mt Camel Range farmer Colin Neate is planting native vegetation to reduce the hillside erosion on land adjacent to his vineyard.
find out about soil carbon

Baselining soil organic carbon and pH in North East Victoria

This Riverine Plains Inc. research project, funded through Goulburn Broken CMA’s “From the Ground Up” project, started in 2019. This online workshop will present the research from this project and aims to increase your understanding of the interaction of soil organic carbon and pH.
Walter Jehne

Soil carbon with Walter Jehne

Interested in increasing the water holding capacity of your soil?
Paddock and trees

How can biodiversity benefit agriculture?

Jim Radford from LaTrobe University will present case studies and examples of research from Australia that show the benefits of biodiversity to agriculture.

Improving soil carbon

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.

Pest control webinar

Richard Francis , Abzeco, will share his knowledge on rabbit and fox control methods including baiting, trapping, biological control, fumigation, shooting, warren destruction and exclusion fencing.
Understanding your soil test booklet

Soils and soil test webinar series

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.
Hover flies as pollinators

Demystifying integrated pest and disease management

Elizabeth Mace from GV Crop Protection will share her knowledge about integrated pest and disease management. The focus of the talk will be on flying insects that can help you on the farm.

Soil carbon - what is it all about?

Hear from Dr Cassandra Schefe from AgriSci who will talk about the basics of soil carbon on your farm and what this may mean for your business and LaTrobe University's Jim Radford and Jen Wood who will talk about a project they have been working on using compost to increase soil carbon in a dryland grazing system.

Resilience webinar series - free

Five free 45-minute webinars on resilience thinking will be held during May and June.

A bug's life after fire

Blogger, photographer and environmentalist Ron Litjens’ Flowerdale property was burnt during the 2009 fires.

Outstanding in the paddock: celebrating paddock trees

A forum not to be missed: showcasing the science and value of paddock trees; celebrating the Year of the Paddock Tree (#YPT; presentation of #YPT photography competition award winners; and celebrating Biodiversity Month

Country Cuppas

The Goulburn Broken CMA is proud to support the Victorian Rural Women’s Network Country Cuppas initiative as part of International Day of Rural Women.

Floodplain ecology course

Join us for the 10th year of this fantastic course
A younf platypus

Platypus monitoring training sessions

Platypus experts from the Australian Platypus Conservancy will be providing guided platypus spotting and help to train interested people on how to monitor their local platypus populations on the following days:

Grey box grassy woodlands wander

Join Paul Foreman, a field botanist and ecologist, on this visit around the significant grassy woodland sites of Murchison.

Seasonal Updates and Long Term Outlook Sessions

Four free, cross-industry sessions will provide the latest on irrigation, commodities and climate settings and outlooks.

Centre Pivot/Lateral Move - two-day training course

Centre pivots and lateral moves (CPLM) have the potential to offer greater control and flexibility of irrigation management.

Protecting Paddock Trees

Sally Day from Greta Valley Landcare will talk about how the group has safeguarded more than 500 future paddock trees by installing tree guards.

How to solve erosion on your farm

Join a group of like-minded people to walk and talk about erosion issues in the Broadford/Sugarloaf Creek area.

Increasing pollinators in orchards

Fruit Growers Victoria has been investigating ways in which to encourage pollinator and beneficial insects into orchards and to improve wind breaks/ spray drift.
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The Goulburn Broken CMA acknowledges and respects First Nations people and the deep connection they have with their land and waters.

We acknowledge the Yorta Yorta and Taungurung people and their ancestors/forbears as Traditional Owners of the land and waters in the Goulburn Broken Catchment (and beyond). We value our ongoing partnerships with Yorta Yorta Nation Aboriginal Corporation and Taungurung Land and Waters Council for the health of Country and its people.

We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging and acknowledge and recognise the primacy of Traditional Owners obligations, rights and responsibilities to use and care for their traditional lands and waters.

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