It’s going to be an exciting year, 2012. There are already a number of exciting workshops in the making and they’re coming to a venue near you….
Friday 3rd Feb (Nanango) ‘Chopper Roller Field Day‘
Get up close and personal with a Chopper Roller which is being used around the region as a cost effective way of tidying thick regrowth for native forest management. This workshop is being run by Private Forestry Service Queensland. More info
Monday 6th Feb (Tansey) ‘Healthy Soils’ workshop
Based on the highly regarded Grazing for Profit school, this workshop is focused on understanding the strong link between how livestock are managed to improve the health of land and profitability of business. This RCS workshop is being run by the South East Burnett Landcare Group and Burnett Mary Regional Group. More info
Tuesday 14th Feb (Gympie) and Wednesday 15th (Mundubbera) – ‘Building Better Soils’
Information about innovative approaches to soil management in the horticulture industry, comparing and using convential and biological farming methods as examples with agronomist Brett Irvine as guest speaker. This workshop is being run by Growcom and supported by the Burnett Mary Regional Group. More info
Friday 16th March (Toowoomba) ‘PestSmart Roadshow’
The Invasive Animals CRC are hosting a nation-wide roadshow providing the latest information on pest animal control methods and tools. In March we see it come to Queensland, to Charleville on 14th and Toowoomba on the 16th. The workshop is supported by a number of organisations including MLA and the Australian Government. More info
Thurday 29th March (Eidsvold) ‘Rabbits and the Land Field Day’
Rabbit specialist Dr David Berman from DEEDI will be guest speaking about all things Rabbit control, together with a number of other pest management tools and advice from local council and other organisations. This workshop is being run by Burnett Catchment Care Association with the support of Burnett Mary Regional Group. Details to be confirmed, and more info to come.