Farmers and landholders, News

NRM South at the Huon Show

As always, this year's Huon Show was a great opportunity to catch up with people, meet new land holders and find out how we can help them with managing their properties, including promoting up and coming events such as the  ‘Small Farm Planning Program’. The NRM South stall was a


Agriculture, Farmers and landholders, News

2017 PMP workshops

Property management planning for small landholders NRM South is running a ‘Small Farm Planning Program’ in the Huon and Channel region between February and April 2017. This series of workshops costs $200 for an individual or $275 for two individuals per property. Places in this annual popular program are limited



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


Agriculture, Community groups, Environment, Farmers and landholders, News

Biosecurity keeping Tassie safe at Agfest

Agfest is just around the corner (7-9 May) and with the focus on agriculture, NRM South is reminding landholders and visitors to the state of the importance of simple biosecurity measures such as cleaning footware, vehicles and gear. At Agfest, NRM South in conjunction with Landcare Tasmania, Biosecurity Tasmania/DPIPWE and


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


Agriculture, Farmers and landholders, Media releases

Harvest day for barley at Redlands trial

NRM South’s 15-hectare barley cropping trial, which has been growing barley for Tasmanian whisky industry on the Redlands Estate in the Upper Derwent Valley and scientifically monitoring its growth, will this week be harvested for the 2015 whisky making season. In July 2014, NRM South formed a partnership with the