Farmers and landholders, Featured, News

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


e-news, Featured, News

Southern Snippets – NRM South’s newsletter for May 2020

It’s been a good long while since our last newsletter, and there have been many changes at our small organisation in that time. We have a dedicated team, a new location, and a suite of new projects. However it’s not without a hint of irony that we’re welcoming you back


Featured, News

Tackling soil erosion in the Derwent

Nestled in the centre of Tasmania, the Derwent catchment is one of our State’s driest regions. With an annual rainfall averaging less than 500mm, it’s a region that faces some unique production challenges – particularly in managing dryland pastures, which are increasingly unreliable, especially in times of drought. North-facing slopes