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Chough Chat June 4th 2021

Welcome to the news and evetns updated on June 4th 2021. We look forward to seeing you at the host of events that are now available for people. 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.

Solar on Farm

On Wednesday 9 June, 12.00-1.00pm online, Geoff Lodge from GV Community Energy will lead us through, where solar is suitable, getting the most out of solar, understanding the process to connect to the grid and maintenance requirements.

Register here 

Agriculture Energy Investment Plan - grant opportunities for beef and sheep producers

On Thursday 29th April 2021 from 7.30-8.30am online, Peter Harrison from the AEIP team at Agriculture Victoria about the FREE asssessments and co-contributed grants, eligibility criteria and timelines for beef and sheep farmers.

Register here 

Spiders by Ron Litjens

On Friday 11th June from 7.30pm, Yea River Catchment Landcare Group is presenting the 3rd in the Litjens Lecture Series. The event will begin at the Butter Factory, 13 Rattray St, Yea. A light supper will be provided.

Cost: YRCL members $5; non-members $10

RSVP: Judy Brookes 0448 972 563 or juncball@bigpond.com 

Event is currently proceeding unless further Covid restrictions are implemented - please register for updates.

Soil Pit Field Day

On Tuesday 22nd June, there will be two sessions for soil pit workshops to highlight that building soil carbon is dependent on overall good soil health.

Session 1: 9.30am at Tarcombe Herefords, Ruffy followed by lunch and a Q &A

Session 2: 1.30pm at Lawson's Farm, Highlands

For further information and registration contact Neil van Buuren on 0417 503 472 or neil.hccc@gmail.com  

Event is currently proceeding unless further Covid restrictions are implemented - please register for updates.

Landcare Annual Farm Forum 2021

This event is postponed, please contact GMLN on 03 5821 3530 or info@gmln.com.au for further information on dates

On Wednesday 2nd, 9th & 16th June from 6.30pm, Goulburn Murray Landcare Network are hosting a 3 part Landcare Forum at KidsTown for farmers in the Shepparton and surrounding areas. Limited seats.

June 2nd - Dung Beetles - Book here

June 9th - Farm Safety advice - Book here

June 16th - Weed Identification & management Book here