Chough Chat August 12th 2021

Welcome to the news and events updated on August 12th 2021. We look forward to seeing you at available events online and in person. If you are unwell or are waiting on a Covid test result, please stay at home and we will have more events coming your way. Given the changing restrictions within Victoria, please check 'in-person' events are still occuring prior to the day.


GSSA Annual Conference - Changing climate, changing pastures

On Wednesday 11th August from 6.30pm-8.30pm, GSSA are hosting their third session for the conference. Regenerative Agriculture is looking into multispecies forages as alternatives to perennial ryegrass, what is regenerative agriculture, multispecies cover cropping in Vic and maximising the benefit of soil biology in pasture systems.

Wednesday 18 August - Maximising profit from pasture

For full information on registration, please click here

Healthy Hectares

Are you a new landholder or is someone who would like to understand more about their property? Healthy Hectares could be for you. A series of workshops designed to provide you with information about your property:

Friday 13th August - Water on Your Farm - 1pm-5pm at Yea Council Chambers 

Saturday 11th September - Biodiversity and Pest Plant and Animals - 9.30am-1.30pm Taggerty Community Centre

Friday 8th October - Soils and Pasture - 1pm-5pm at Glenburn Hall

Agroforestry Seminar

On Saturday 14th August, 2021 from 10.30-3.00pm at the Ken Hall Pavilion, Kings Park, Tallarook St, Seymour, Seymour Agriculture and Pastoral Society are hosting an information day on Agroforestry with Rowan Reid. $10.00 per person 

For more information and booking please contact secretary@seymouragshow.org.au by Thursday 12th August.

NFF & VFF Towards 2030 Forum Shepparton

On August 16th from 9.00am-6.00pm at The Woolshed @ Emerald Bank, Kialla - 7719 Goulburn Valley Highway, invite you to come to the conference to explore the future of agriculture at the Towards 2030 Forum. 

For further information and tickets click here.

Farmer wants a field 

On Saturday 21st August from 9am-12pm, Upper Goulburn Landcare Network are hosting a field day in Alexandra discussing regenerative agriculture principles, practical grazing management, property planning and a hands-on cell grazing demonstration with local farmer, Daniel Kelton.

For further information and registration contact Cat on uglandcare@gmail.com  

Diving into the world of Choughs and Noisy Minors

Join ANU from 12pm-1pm on August 27th online, as they will be diving into the world of Choughs and Noisy Minors. The luchtime session will focus on these species and boosting birds on farms. Ecologists will lead the discussion and presentation.

Register here


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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