Agriculture, Media releases, News, Research

ACACA Grant for agricultural collaboration with China

NRM South has received a highly competitive $44,000 grant under the latest rounds of the Australian Government Australia-China Agriculture Cooperation Agreement (ACACA) to deliver an Australia-China Sustainable Agricultural Technology Forum in Tasmania in 2018. Following a visit to Tasmania by Chinese President Xi Jinping three years ago, NRM South initiated

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Biosecurity, News, Stories

The looming crisis of dieback

A recent article has starkly illustrated the dangers to our environment posed by the plant disease known as Phytophthora. With impacts likened to the effects of bleaching across our coral reefs, Phytophthora cinnamomi is more active in warmer, wetter conditions and has the potential to wreak havoc with our natural

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Environment, News, Stories

Celebrating Tasmania’s seafood

(L-R): Anna Wind (Cradle Coast NRM), Belinda Yaxley (Petuna Aquaculture) and Nepelle Crane (NRM South) at the Seafood Awards dinner. NRM South was proud to partner with NRM North and Cradle Coast NRM to sponsor the Environment Stewardship Award at the Tasmanian Seafood Awards on July 1 2017. Over the

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Biosecurity, e-news, News

Participate in our latest biosecurity survey

We’re running a short survey on biosecurity and hygiene practices among those of you who spend time in Tasmania’s natural and productive landscapes. Our yearly surveys to help us to develop our biosecurity communications and education program – so even if you’ve done the survey before, your input is welcome!

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Agriculture, e-news, Farmers and landholders, News

Small Farm Planning Workshops 2017

Property Management Planning (PMP) is a process for developing and documenting the visions and goals for a property, with a focus on natural resources. Small farms have different needs to larger properties and this program has been designed specifically for small properties typically ranging in size from 5 – 100

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