Managing Livestock – Preparing for the next dry

Managing Livestock – Preparing for the next dry

Bega Thursday 23 November 2017 9.30am – 12.30pm Bega Civic Centre Lunch provided Information session for livestock producers Dealing with a variable climate is challenging for livestock producers. The Far South Coast has had a dry winter and very late start to spring. Recent rain has eased the situation, but the practical options covered in […]

Accredited Livestock Handling Clinics Stressed out cattle – How much is it costing you?

Accredited Livestock Handling Clinics Stressed out cattle – How much is it costing you?

“LIMITED PLACES REGISTRATION CLOSE NOVEMBER 24TH “   Accredited Clinics – Bombala Low stress livestock handling techniques are becoming increasingly important considerations in the improvement of animal welfare and meat quality. This course will teach stock handlers simple handling techniques to reduce the stress of yarding and working livestock. Boyd Holden delivers these courses all […]

Has your Landcare group got an idea that could do with some funding?

Has your Landcare group got an idea that could do with some funding?

Consider entering our $500 lucky door prize at the upcoming Landcare Celebration on the 1st November. To be eligible for the ‘door prize’ all your group needs to do is write down what your group would do with the $500 (100 words or less), and email it back to Jean at mail@fscla.org.au or drop it into the […]

Landcare celebration

Landcare celebration

You are invited to join Far South Coast Landcare in a celebration to thank their many volunteers. When : 1 Nov 2017, 5:30pm   Where : Landcare Office – 71 Auckland St, Bega.  (BYO alcohol) Come along and enjoy a meal designed to showcase some of the wonderful produce grown in the Valley.  Local dairy, veggies, fruit, […]

Know Your Soils project – Public Day with Bruce Davison

Know Your Soils project – Public Day with Bruce Davison

Saturday 21 October Matt & Sandra Evans’, 54 Glisson Watson Road, Cobargo 8:30am – 12:00: Soil test analysis workshop 1:00pm – 3:30pm: Paddock walk at two demonstration sites The Know Your Soils project has been running since September 2016, and has involved a group of 32 farmers getting to understand their soils better, analyse soil […]

Muster to Shape the Future of Landcare in NSW

Muster to Shape the Future of Landcare in NSW

The Landcare NSW Muster is held every two years to ensure that what Landcare NSW delivers on is based on what Landcarers asked them to do. This year it will be held on the morning of Wednesday 25th October before the 2017 NSW Landcare and Local Land Services Conference in Albury. Landcare NSW encourage all Landcarers to […]

Restoring Fertile Productive Soils Forum and Field Day

Restoring Fertile Productive Soils Forum and Field Day

Candelo Town Hall Saturday 14th October 2017 9am – 4.30pm Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea provided. Registration essential for catering. Cost $20 to assist with soil and leaf analysis costs payable on the day. RSVP to Heidi on 0428 596 047 (text) or email: heidi@candelosalers.com Sponsored by: Southern Farm Supplies, Gosh Seaweed concentrate, Bega […]

NEXT FARMERS’ NETWORK EVENT – Improving Reproduction Rates in Beef – Wed 4th Oct

NEXT FARMERS’ NETWORK EVENT – Improving Reproduction Rates in Beef – Wed 4th Oct

Developed by Australia’s leading vets, cattle specialists and rural business experts, ReproActive is an outstanding specialised training workshop series designed to help maximise the reproductive potential of herds. Each module will provide a wealth of knowledge to producers, resellers and veterinarians. Register online at http://www.reproactivebega.eventbrite.com.au

Weeds…..stop feeling overwhelmed and help your community develop a plan!

Weeds…..stop feeling overwhelmed and help your community develop a plan!

As part of the new Biosecurity Act Bega Valley Shire Council will be developing Local Weed Management Plans.  These Plans will open up opportunities to tackle weeds strategically in your area.  If you would like to discuss your weed issues and work together with you local community and Landcare to develop a strategic approach, please contact Chris at […]