Ground Work Day – Braidwood 19 October

Join the Farms with a Future Program by attending one of SCPA-South East Producers Ground Work Days, and improve the sustainability of your farm.

Do you want to improve your soil, water retention and/or biodiversity, but are not sure where to start?

The next Ground Work Day is at:

Clarevale and Margaret Farm, Braidwood, Wed 19 October 2016

Cost: $20, Lunch included

What’s On: Ground Work Day – topics will include:

  • Biodiversity enhancement
  • Preparation for tree planting on a large scale
  • Demonstration of large scale tree planting

You will be shown how to successfully plant trees on a large scale for biodiversity, shelter and water cycle enhancement.. You will also see a number of sites on the farm where large scale tree planting has taken place over a number of years along with showing us the cattle and how the property-scale water system is designed.

Book now at:  http://farmswithafuture.scpa.org.au/index.php?id=163

Read the Case Study on Clarevale and Margaret Farm at: http://farmswithafuture.scpa.org.au/index.php?id=175

Each Ground Work Day is open to participants from 20 farming properties from within the South East Local Land Services region. To secure your place you must agree to submit a Draft Sustainable Farm Plan for your own farms after the day (don’t worry we will help you start the process). You then have the opportunity to receive funding of up to $1,000 towards the cost of further developing your Sustainable Farm Plan.
Once you have submitted your final Sustainable Farm Plan you will also eligible to to receive receive up to $2000 towards contractor(s) and $2000 towards materials or equipment hire to implement aspects of the Sustainable Farm Plan, and to host a future Ground Work Day.

Ensure you stay informed by signing up for the SCPA-South East Producers newsletter
Register to attend a Ground Work Day (places at each Ground Work Day are limited)
If you have questions, or require more information please email farmswithafuture@scpa.org.au

The Farms with a Future Project is part of the $125 million of National Landcare Programme investment that Local Land Services is delivering to boost farm gate productivity and improve environmental health across NSW.

If you have questions, or require more information please email

 

farmswithafuture@scpa.org.au

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