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

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Farmers and landholders

Grants to boost pasture management skills

PRESS RELEASE – 8 May 2020 Guy Barnett, Minister for Primary Industries and Water Tasmanian agriculture will be a cornerstone industry that helps rebuild a stronger state economy and our red meat sector will play a vital role. Pastures are integral to red meat production in Tasmania, with a farm

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Farmers and landholders, News

Property management planning for small landholders

NRM South is running a ‘Small Farm Planning Program’ in the Huon and Channel region between November and December 2018. $200 for an individual or $275 for two individuals per property Applications close at 5pm, October 8th 2018 Small Farm Planning Flyer Property Management Planning (PMP) is a process for

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Community groups, Farmers and landholders

Saving Morrisbyi’s Gum – update

Last year, NRM South was successful in an application to the Australian Government’s Threatened Species Recovery Fund for a collaborative project aimed at protecting Tasmania’s endemic, and endangered, Morrisby’s gum (Eucalyptus morrisbyi). The last 6 months has seen loads of activity and an encouraging regeneration response to the fencing works

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Farmers and landholders, News

Insect Attraction – Bringing in Beneficial Bugs

While many gardeners and producers spend a lot of time trying to get rid of the army of endless bug invaders intent on helping themselves to tasty crops, fighting fire with fire can prove to be a helpful approach! Beneficial insects, such as hoverflies, ladybirds, spiders and lacewings, can help

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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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