Chough Chat April 1st 2021

Welcome to the news and events updated on April 1st 2021. I will be away for a few days next week so this will be the last update until the week of the 12th April. As we return to more face to face events, please stay at home if you are unwell or have been in a Covid-19 hotspot. GB CMA wishes you a lovely Easter period.

Hillslope Erosion Farm Walk - Strath Creek

On  Thursday 29th April 2021 from 9am-12pm, Kerri Goschnick from Ag Vic will be facilitating a discussion on: techniques for managing gullies; options for managing steep hills and more.

Register here   or contact Rhiannon Sanford from the GB CMA on rhiannons@gbcma.vic.gov.au 

Hillslope Erosion Farm Walk - Limestone

On Thursday 20th April from 9.30am-12.00pm, Kerri Goschnick from Ag Vic will be available to discuss challenges, management options and experiences for hillslope erosion and gullies at Henderside.

Register here   or contact Rhiannon Sanford from the GB CMA on rhiannons@gbcma.vic.gov.au 

Farm Walk and Talk - Nagambie

On Wednesday Apil 21st from 9.30am-12.00pm, Donna and James are opening their farm for a walk to demonstrate how they are managing their property, stock, own wellbeing and business in a holistic way.

Register here or contact Rhiannon Sanford from the GB CMA on rhiannons@gbcma.vic.gov.au 

Up to $20,000 for producer groups to boost on-farm technology adoption

Applications  are now open  for  an  exciting  new  P roducer Technology Uptake Program AgriFutures  Australia will work with g rassroots  p roducer groups ,   servicing farmers, fishers  and  forester s  to  deliver a practical  program  to increase  producer confidence, know-how and ambition to  adopt  technology  in their  busines ses . Applications close on 22nd April 2021.

Apply here

Agriculture Energy Investment Plan grants

Fast-Track Rebate – grants of up to $20,000 for farm businesses that have received a Type 1 or Type 2 on-farm energy assessment through the Agriculture Energy Investment Plan

Tier 1 – grants of between $20,000 and $50,000 for equipment upgrades

Tier 2 – grants of between $50,000 and $250,000 for projects seeking equipment or process improvements in a connected way across farming systems

Grants will be provided on a 'dollar for dollar' cash co-contribution basis. Recipients are required to contribute at least 50 per cent of the total cash costs of the project

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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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