Cover Cropping Workshop and Farm Walk

21 July 2017

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 21 July 2017
10:30 am - 3:30 pm

Location
Myrniong Hall

How can multi-species cover cropping improve soil health and profitability?

Find out at our workshop and farm walk with Australia’s leading perennial cover cropping experts, Graeme Hand and Colin Seis,

Topics

  • Benefits of multi species cover crops
  • Designing your multi species cover crop
  • Grazing/ Terminating your cover crop
  • Lowering costs and risk with cover crops
  • Monitoring for soil health and landscape function

About the speakers

Graeme Hand – Beef farmer and farm consultant, Hamilton Vic. Certified educator in Alan Savory’s holistic grazing management.

Colin Seis – Mixed farming, Gulgong NSW. Colin pioneered the regenerative agriculture practice of ‘pasture cropping’ in Australia. Colin is considered a visionary and one of the world’s top 6 farmers.

Read more about multi-species pasture cropping on Colin’s website

 

Free event.

Register now via EventArc

Contact:

Karen Thomas (PPWCMA) on 0427 480 170 or email: karen.thomas@ppwcma.vic.gov.au

Anthony Dufty (PPWCMA) on 0439 003 765 or email: anthony.dufty@ppwcma.vic.gov.au
Please note that the farm walk is 5 minutes drive from the Hall at 135 Long Point Rd, Myrniong.

 

This project is supported by Port Phillip and Westernport CMA, through funding from the Australian Government’s National Landcare Programme, Agriculture Victoria through the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources.