Lower Blackwood Landcare: Rebooting Your Farm Landscape


Regenerative agriculture is a 21st century, science based way of farming, it applies an ecological approach to agriculture, working with the ecology of your farm to achieve profitable production along with looking after the natural capital of your business, your soils, water and vegetation, for long term resilience. The November Talkin’ After Hours explores how to "see" your landscape using […]

Carbon Farming – How to Get Started

SWCC Bunbury Verschuer Place, Bunbury, WA

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, in collaboration with South West Catchments Council, is hosting a  workshop for farmers and landowners on carbon farming. Bring your laptop or other device for interactive “how to” sessions to learn about the new Carbon for Farmers Voucher Program and start preparing for Round 2 of the WA Carbon Farming and Land Restoration Program. To […]

Inter-row cropping in avocados for increased production

Verschuer Place, Bunbury

SWCC is hosting an online webinar to present results from an avocado inter-cropping project, and also to outline a project that is identifying avocado pollinators using environmental DNA sampling. The inter-cropping project monitored the affect of a crimson clover / oat inter-row cover crop on microbial biomass, soil carbon and insect diversity. The host farmer will also provide his impressions […]

Biological Agronomy Field Day

Prime Organics 206 Goldfields Road, Upper Capel, WA

Topics explored: • Biological Agronomy- Key note speaker : Ken Bailey Soil, Animal, Plant and Composting Consultancy Services. • Systems integration – planning and design principles around water/ trees/ biological production etc. • Promotion of the Bioamendment support tool. • Forum discussion/ Q&A to share approaches and experiences. Cost: $40. Please arrive at 9am for 9.30am start. Lunch and day […]

Network to Build Drought Resilience

Nelsons of Bridgetown 38 Hampton St, Bridgetown, WA

Featuring talks on: Soil salinity and soil carbon Permaculture and regenerative agriculture Restoring waterways for improved livestock health Landscape hydrology Farm kit valued at $500. Cost: $100. Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea provided. To register, email:  [email protected]

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