Featured, News

Autumn sowing of perennial pastures

Recent rains have helped push along a perennial pasture legume trial on Tasmania’s East Coast. This trial is a collaborative project between NRM South and the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture   Earlier attempts at sowing pasture crops were unsuccessful due to unfavourable weather but recent favourable conditions have allowed for

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Wedge-tailed Eagle Grants Funding Open

NRM South has opened its first round of grant funding for research to support ecological or other relevant scientific research on the Tasmanian Wedge-tailed Eagle. Support will be given to research that is scientifically rigorous, conducted by suitably qualified, knowledgeable and experienced scientists, and which is consistent with the objectives

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Farmers and landholders, Featured, News, Research

Research for a pasture that persists

The Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (TIA) and NRM South are aiming to give farmers on the East Coast of Tasmania new strategies to manage pasture production through drought. The East Coast of Tasmania is an important wool producing region, but faces production challenges, including a dry temperate climate with highly

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News

Board Member Vacancies

The NRM South Board are seeking 2 new members with specific skills and experience in: Primary industries (e.g. agriculture, aquaculture, wild fisheries, forestry, mining), and/or Planning, Policy and Local Government. Alongside general skills and experience in: Business development, Governance and finance, and Contemporary natural resource management. Applicants should have a

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Featured

Grants to boost pasture management skills

PRESS RELEASE – 8 May 2020 Guy Barnett, Minister for Primary Industries and Water Tasmanian agriculture will be a cornerstone industry that helps rebuild a stronger state economy and our red meat sector will play a vital role. Pastures are integral to red meat production in Tasmania, with a farm

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Public Invitation to Tender: Development of Tasmania’s Regional NRM Strategies, 2021-2025

Background The Cradle Coast Authority, NRM South and NRM North are the three regional natural resource management (NRM) organisations in Tasmania, as established under the Natural Resource Management Act 2002 (the Act). The three NRM organisations are responsible for the planning, delivery and implementation of integrated NRM across Tasmania. We

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