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WPCLN Sustainable Farming Disc Group & Sth Gippland Landcare Network – Carbon on Farms workshop – ONLINE

June 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

All farmers are welcome to attend this workshop focusing on carbon on farms! DUE TO COVID RESTRICTIONS THIS WILL BE NOW HELD VIA ZOOM

Our guest speaker Richard Eckard (Professor of Sustainable Agriculture at the University of Melbourne) will talk about;
• Carbon on farms – types of carbon, farm carbon cycles, benefits of carbon
• Measuring and monitoring carbon
• How farmers can increase soil organic matter and carbon

We’ll also hear from a local dairy farmer about some practices they’re trialing to build soil carbon, soil function and farm productivity.

When: Thursday 10th June
Time: 10:20-10:25am please login early so we can start on time as there is a large attendance and we wont be able to assist individuals with technical problems
Workshop: 10:30 – 12:15pm sharp
Where: ONLINE VIA ZOOM – Email Peter for Zoom link

Learn a little bit more about Richard here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0neifg1YIEo

Brought to you by the WPCLN Sustainable Farming Discussion Group and South Gippsland Landcare Network

For more information, contact Cassie at 0448 739 559 or cassie@sgln.net.au or Peter peter@wpcln.org.au or 0402 650 382

Details

Date:
June 10
Time:
10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Organizers

Peter Ronalds
Cassie Wright