Farmers and landholders, News

Small Farm Planning in Southern Tasmania

"Doing this course was the best single thing we’ve done in the development of our property" - Small Farm Planning program participant In the five years that NRM South has been running an annual Small Farm Planning program, we have provided advice and training to 137 participants on 82 properties

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Agriculture, Community groups, Farmers and landholders, News

Fat Pig Farm garden gets a break

Thanks to the help of a Naturally Inspired funding grant from NRM South, and a group of volunteers from the Huon Valley Roamers and Franklin Landcare groups, Fat Pig Farm now has a new and improved windbreak! Many of you may be familiar with the Gourmet Farmer TV series that

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Biosecurity, Farmers and landholders

Biosecurity resources for farmers – new videos online

NRM South and the Biosecurity Network are excited to announce the completion of a new range of biosecurity “Arrive Clean, Leave Clean” video resources on vehicle and heavy machinery clean down. Thanks to our partners from the Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service, Tasmanian Farmers & Graziers Association, Department of State

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News

First Farming and the Law Workshop

First Farming and the Law workshop a great success! A ‘Farming and the Law’ workshop was held for over 30 farmers in Grove on Saturday 10 Sept. This workshop, a collaboration with Huon Valley Council was the first of its kind in the Huon Valley. It delivered information on current

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Agriculture, Community groups, Farmers and landholders, Media releases

Derwent farmer’s biofumigant poppy trial shows promise

With the help of a NRM South public benefit grant last year, farmer James Allwright from Ellendale established a biofumigant trial on his poppy fields from his own resources and with the support of Derwent Catchment NRM Committee and Serve-Ag set to work on this innovative venture in poppy growing. Biofumigation is an

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Agriculture, Farmers and landholders, Media releases, News

Improving soil health and productivity on challenging sandy soils

This information was released in conjunction with Derwent Catchment NRM A unique approach to soil management is being undertaken in the Derwent Valley and farmer Jim Alright is hoping it will reap some surprising returns for him and son Nick. Jim Allwright and his family own and run Jones River farm

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