DINNER WITH CHARLES MASSY – SOLD OUT

DINNER WITH CHARLES MASSY – SOLD OUT

A celebration to thank our Landcare volunteers. When: 16th October 2018 at 5:30pm Where: Landcare Office at 71 Auckland St, Bega. Cost: $20 each, or $10 for active Landcare members. Please pay in cash at the door Bookings: Seating is limited to 70 people. RSVP by oct 8 – email mail@fscla.org.au or phone Chris or Jean on 64947856   […]

District vet’s view on managing livestock during this drought

District vet’s view on managing livestock during this drought

Times are tough….Make a decision Local Land Services have received a dramatic increase in drought related enquiries and reports of animal welfare concerns in the last couple of weeks. There is a high probability we have a number of extremely tough months ahead of us. Are you and your stock ready? This article is provided […]

Drought Information Session – running in the first week in September

Drought Information Session – running in the first week in September

Local Land Services, in partnership with the Far South Coast Farmers Network, the Rural Financial Counselling Service and the Rural Adversity Mental Health Program will be holding a series of workshops to assist farmers in making sound decisions andaccessing available support in the current drought. The workshops will focus on: Drought decision making, including selling versus […]

Position Vacant – Coastal Weeds Project Officer

Position Vacant – Coastal Weeds Project Officer

The Far South Cost Landcare Association is seeking to employ a part-time Project Officer to delivery on-ground works as part of the Coastal Weeds Project.  The successful applicant will be responsible for planning, scheduling and delivery of works undertaken with Local Aboriginal Land Council work crews.  Project delivery will include the mapping and removal of […]

How to improve your soil health – Understanding soils and fertility inputs

How to improve your soil health – Understanding soils and fertility inputs

If you can free up a few hours up on Tuesday the 5th June, consider attending our Soils Day near Bega with David Hardwick.  David is an inspiring and respected speaker on soil health with over 20 years of experience in sustainable agriculture (visit David Hardwick’s website).   Tuesday 5 June, 2018 from 9.30am til 2pm Rex Hergenhan property at Doctors Creek, 6km north […]

Supplementary feeding of livestock in dry times

Supplementary feeding of livestock in dry times

Tuesday 29 May, 2018 from 12.30pm til 4pm – Candelo Town Hall Lunch provided on arrival. This half-day session will provide local beef and sheep farmers with information and tips for managing livestock during periods of below average rainfall and slow pasture growth. The workshop will focus on: Understanding nutritional requirements of your class of livestock Estimating […]

Do you know anyone who deserves recognition as a ‘Landcare Champion’?

Do you know anyone who deserves recognition as a ‘Landcare Champion’?

In April 2018, the Far South Coast Landcare Association will be running a ‘Landcare Champions’ event to acknowledge and celebrate some of the fantastic people working on Landcare projects in our community. Click here for a link to the recent Champions Event held for the South East region. Right now, we are keen to hear […]

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 […]