Farmers and landholders, News, Stories

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


Farmers and landholders, National Landcare Programme, News, Stories

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


Regenerative Farming Forum – Longford

In collaboration with NRM North and Cradle Coast NRM, NRM South are holding a Regenerative Farming Forum at Longford on Saturday 12th August. Come along and hear local and interstate speakers representing a range of regenerative agricultural enterprises speak about their experiences with regenerative and organic farming techniques, and their


Farming and the Law Workshop – Tasman

Join other landowners from the Tasman Catchment to learn about legislation relating to your property management and available resources, presented by the Environmental Defender’s Office Tasmania. Tuesday 2nd May: 10am –2pm (lunch included) Dunalley Hall—5 Franklin Street, Dunalley THE WORKSHOP COVERS: – Planning schemes, state policies, council policies and planning


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Small Farm Planning Workshops 2017

Property Management Planning (PMP) is a process for developing and documenting the visions and goals for a property, with a focus on natural resources. Small farms have different needs to larger properties and this program has been designed specifically for small properties typically ranging in size from 5 – 100


Small Farms Expo 2017 – Ranelagh

The Huon Agricultural Society will be putting on its now annual ‘Small Farms Expo’ on Sunday March 26. This promises to be another great producer focused event for small land owners. Last year’s event was a great success drawing in over 5000 people from across the Huon and beyond! It