Cost Effective Nutrition for Optimal Plant Health with LBLC

Lower Blackwood LCDC Office 403 Kudardup RdKudardup,

When it comes to plant health, the spectrum of different advice going around these days, on how to address nutrition, can be somewhat overwhelming. Presented by local agro-ecologist Mark Tupman from Productive Ecology, this workshop will explore the pros and cons of the various diagnostic tools available and the measures we can implement in the development of a sound economical […]

An Introduction to Building Soil Health and Resilience with LBLCDC

TBC Busselton, Western Australia

Soil is the lifeblood of agriculture and is fundamental to our survival. Healthy soils are essential for healthy plant growth, food production for human nutrition and ecosystem services such as clean water and air. Healthy soils help to regulate the Earth’s climate and store more carbon than all of the world’s forests combined. Presented by internationally respected author, educator, & […]

LCC: What’s That Weed?

Lower Blackwood LCDC Office 403 Kudardup RdKudardup,

We all know what a beautiful & biodiverse hotspot we live in, so the topic of weeds is an important one. Weeds can & do displace our native species, altering not only the diversity & interactions of the flora, but also its value for the fauna as a food source and habitat. Weeds are also a major issue for primary […]

Lower Blackwood LCDC – Grazing Naturally

Glenarty Road 70 Glenarty RoadKarridale,

‘GRAZING NATURALLY’ REGENERATES SOIL LIFE USING ANIMALS AND NATURAL WILD GRAZING PATTERNS. Facilitated by Regenerative Grazing Management expert Dick Richardson, this one day workshop will be an introduction to ‘Grazing Naturally’, a grazing method that combines observing the environment and responding appropriately with comprehensive planning, risk mitigation and grazing animals. Grazing Naturally is about creating a ‘fit for purpose’ grazing […]

Lower Blackwood Catchment LCDC – Keeping Water on Your Farm

Lower Blackwood LCDC Office 403 Kudardup RdKudardup,

Join us for this topical and informative discussion... This land of ours is unique in its geological evolution, it is one of the driest continents on the planet, yet its biodiversity thrived over the millennia - a natural system had evolved to effectively store water in the ground to keep the landscape replenished and the plants alive & well. With rainfall in […]

Lower Blackwood LCDC – Plan your Farm Landscape Part 1

Aexander Bridge Hall 1252 Brockman Hwy, Courtenay, WA

LEARN HOW RURAL LANDSCAPES WORK. DEVELOP A WHOLE FARM PLAN THAT USES LANDSCAPE ECOLOGY TO ACHIEVE A HEALTHY RURAL LANDSCAPE AS WELL AS PRODUCTIVE AND EFFICIENT FARM ENTERPRISES. Want to build your skills in managing your farm landscape - for productivity, profit and the environment? Looking at developing a whole farm plan or revising your current one? Presented by David […]

Lower Blackwood LCDC – Soil Matters

Margaret River HEART 47 WallCliffe RoadMargaret River,

A healthy soil is vital to ensure both high yields and future high yields, as well as environmental protection - there are no negative consequences on the ecosystem from having a healthy soil! But what IS a healthy soil? Soil health can be defined as a soil's ability to function and sustain plants, animals and humans as part of the […]

Lower Blackwood LCDC – On Farm Bugs & Brews

Big Valley Campsite 46 Boronia Rd, Rosa Glen, WA

In this hands-on 1/2 day workshop presented by Mark Tupman from Productive Ecology, you will learn the theory behind fermentation based bioferments and biofertilisers. We’ll also practice making a number of simple products including EM, biofertilisers and a bioferment. We’ll explore Biofertilisers: how and why they work The range of biological fertility inputs Basic biofertiliser technologies: ferments and worm products […]

Lower Blackwood LCDC – Plan your Farm Landscape Part 2

Aexander Bridge Hall 1252 Brockman Hwy, Courtenay, WA

LEARN HOW RURAL LANDSCAPES WORK. DEVELOP A WHOLE FARM PLAN THAT USES LANDSCAPE ECOLOGY TO ACHIEVE A HEALTHY RURAL LANDSCAPE AS WELL AS PRODUCTIVE AND EFFICIENT FARM ENTERPRISES. Want to build your skills in managing your farm landscape - for productivity, profit and the environment? Looking at developing a whole farm plan or revising your current one? Presented by David […]

Lower Blackwood Landcare – Regenerating Country Workshop & Field Walk

The Berry Farm 43 Bessell RoadRosa Glen,

For tens of thousands of years Aboriginal people’s intimate knowledge of their country, their relationships with and responsibilities to it, has allowed them to survive and thrive on the driest continent on earth. This knowledge, referred to as Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) is a complex, localised and adaptable body of knowledge and practices that is highly valued and passed from […]

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