Chough Chat March 11th 2021

Please see all the events and opportunities available for you. For all events, you must not attend if you are feeling unwell or awaiting results of a COVID test or have been in a hotspot recently.

Interested in Changing your farming enterprise?

Available for 2 farmers in the GMID to trial the Plan2Farm business planning with the assistance of farm consultant Daryl Poole. If you are interested please contact Jacqui Knee 0400 054 690 or jacqui.knee@nccme.vic.gov.au.

Erosion control in the Mt Camel Range using native vegetation 

On Thursday 1st April 2021, at Toolleen Vic from 1-2pm, there will be a presentation from Colin Neate owner of a vineyard, who is using native vegetation to manage erosion and create habitat for birds of prey.

Read more and register here Contact Karen Brisbane for more details 0409 955 396 or karenb@gbcma.vic.gov.au

Managing variability on small farms, Harston  - webinar

On Friday 26th March from 12.30-1.15, take a virtual walk in O'Halloran's paddocks to adapt an ex-dairy farm to a grain and beef enterprise on small acreage. In this 45 min webinar, hear how the O'Halloran's are balancing off-farm income, community engagement and efficient land use to manage variability in farming enterprises - 20min Q&A session.

Contact Kerstie Lee 0437 310 840 or kerstiel@gbcma.vic.gov.au for registration and link to webinar.

Attract insects and predator birds to your farm workshop

On Thursday 1st April from 10-12.30 in Cornella, Carl Brown is opening his property to demonstrate how he is trying to increase beneficial insects onto his farm by providing habitat.

Register here or contact Karen Brisbane on 0409 955 369 or karenb@gbcma.vic.gov.au

Farming Matters - For our Love of the Land

On 29-31st March in Albury, there is a holistic management conference which will be including, regen ag workshop, conference on farming and ecological health and field trips. Most seats are taken but there is a wait list available.

Read more or register via this link or email Bradley Hayden bradley@ccem.com.au

Smart Farming with Biochar and Dung Beetles

On 29 March from 11.30-1.00 online, there will bea workshop to explain how to aquire dung beetles and biochar and incorporate on farm to benefit your productivity and farm health

Register here 


Smarter, safer farms

Farm Safety Rebate Scheme is available through Agriculture Victoria. Up to $5,000 available for investment in infrastructure and equipment to keep you, your workers, visitors and family safe.

Read more here 

Kicking off the season with healthy, fertile soils

Like a winning season starts with a successful pre-season, a high-yeilding, high-quality feedbase starts with a soil test.

MLA's new soil resource hub to find:

Producer case studies; new fact sheets; the enhanced Soil P five easy steps tool and manual; online training packages on soil testing and analysis; video and poster guides and more!

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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