october, 2019

16oct9:00 am4:00 pmWhat is Cover Cropping?Improve soil health by cover cropping with Colin Seis

Event Details

Colin Seis is a wool and grain grower in Gulgong in the Central Tablelands of NSW. He is well known as the pioneer of pasture cropping and he is also well versed in cover cropping techniques having worked closely with Gabe Brown in the USA. Colin will share his vast experience around building soil health through the use of these cropping techniques.

Topics covered during the day will be:

  • What is the difference between cover and pasture cropping
  • Multispecies crops: summer and winter crop mixes
  • Grazing multispecies crops
  • Soil health benefits
  • Soil nutrient cycling
  • Soil ecosystem benefits
  • Insect and plant disease control.

The day will be broken up into two sessions:

Morning session – DELWP building, 574 Main Street, Bairnsdale

Afternoon session – Farm walk at Woodcote Pty Ltd, 1021 Lindenow Meerlieu Road, Bengworden

Bookings are essential. RSVP to Natalie Jenkins on 03 5152 0600 or njenkins@egln.org.au

This TopSoils event is free and open to all who are interested, please not places are limited. Lunch will be provided.

 

 

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Time

(Wednesday) 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location

DELWP Building

574 Main Street, Bairnsdale

Organizer

Natalie Jenkins5152 0600

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