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Growing Southern Gippsland Video Showcase
Hosted by Declan McDonald - certified professional soil scientist (CPSS), this 8 part video series investigates the key principles of Regenerative Agriculture.
From the Ground Up - Regenerative Agriculture
Inspired by Charles Massy's best-selling book "Call of the Reed Warbler", filmmaker Amy Browne set out across the dry farming country of South East NSW to meet Massy and the other trailblazing farmers bringing new life to their land.
Hosted by Declan McDonald - certified professional soil scientist (CPSS), this 8 part video series investigates the key principles of Regenerative Agriculture. Focusing on farms in Gippsland and the Mornington Peninsula Region, this video series is a collaboration between Bass Coast Landcare Network, Mornington Peninsula Shire, South Gippsland Landcare Network and Western Port Catchment Landcare Network.
Peter Ronalds (WPCLN) and Chris Alenson (Agronomist) show how to conduct a simple soil ribboning test to determine soil type and texture.
Billion Dollar Variability - The Role for Modern Seasonal Forecasting - Graeme Anderson
Graeme is an experienced science communicator and extension leader within Victoria’s Primary Industries sector. He leads an innovative cross-industry program and team that has created products such as the ClimateDogs and The Break seasonal risk newsletter, specialising in activities which assist industry, farmers and service providers in making sense of emerging climate and seasonal risk information.
Extreme Weather and Shelter Belts
Bass Coast Landcare Network chat with Andy Thomas regarding extreme weather and the use of shelter belts on his farm in the Bass Catchment.
Insights for Interpreting Seasonal Forecasts - Dale Grey
Dale is a grains and pasture agronomist with 22 years experience in research and extension, and currently plays a leading role in extending seasonal forecasts and risk management information to farmers and advisors across southeast Australia.
Latest on Seasonal Forecast Products and Outlook - Andrew Watkins
Dr. Andrew Watkins is the Manager of Extended and Longer Range Forecasts at the Bureau of Meteorology. This team has responsibility for Australia's rainfall and temperature seasonal forecasts, long range outlooks for Australia's main climate drivers such as El Nino and the Indian Ocean Dipole, and providing risk analysis for severe weather (e.g., bushfire, tropical cyclones).
As part of the Growing Southern Gippsland project, we asked farmers if they had noticed a change in climate on their farms...
Bass Coast - South Gippsland Climate Variability & Change 2020 update
Presentation on rainfall history, drivers of variability and climate change by Graeme Anderson, Climate Specialist with Agriculture Victoria. Prepared as a resource for the Growing South Gippsland climate adaptation project.
Can your house survive bushfire?
An animation that should be viewed in conjunction with the CFA Online Bushfire Household Assessment Tool available on the CFA website (www.cfa.vic.gov.au) to help assess whether or not your home is defendable in the event of a bushfire.
How does climate change affect bushfires?
Climate change is at the heart of worsening bushfires in Australia. Here’s why.
Dairy farmer Andy Thomas talks about the early indicators
Clinton Tepper talks about Multi Storey Farming on his farm at Buln Buln.
Why all the fuss about greenhouse gases?
Describes why greenhouse gases are important and how they trap heat in the atmosphere. For more information on the Fertcare Carbon Farming Project go to www.fertcare.com.au
Videos about saving energy on dairy farms
This set of videos, produced by WestVic Dairy, was partly funded by Sustainability Victoria. The videos provide tips and advice for dairy farmers on how to reduce their energy. The main focus is on improvements that are relatively low cost, have short payback periods and can be implemented in most dairies.
Bass Coast - Bunurong - Welcome to Country
This video was made in partnership with Phillip Island nature Parks, Bass Coast Shire Council, Bass Coast Health and Westernport Water.
Dan Turnbull , CEO Bunurong Land Council
Dan Turnbull talks about the importance of caring for Country and protecting Cultural Heritage: what it means to him and how he interprets it in 2020.
Date - Monday 29th June 2020
Time - 3pm to 5pm
Grazfert Farmwalk Over Zoom - Flyer
Grazfert Farmwalk Over Zoom - Presentation
Multi Story Farming with Clinton Tepper Over Zoom
Date - Friday 12th June 2020
Time - 2pm to 4pm
Multi Story Farming with Clinton Tepper Over Zoom - Flyer
Multi Story Farming with Clinton Tepper Over Zoom - Presentation
Rapid Soil Assessment Tool Tool Field Day discussion Over Zoom
Date - Friday 26th June 2020
Time - 10am to 12pm
Rapid Soil Assessment Tool Tool Field Day discussion Over Zoom - Flyer
Rapid Soil Assessment Tool Tool Field Day discussion Over Zoom - Presentation
Using Waste as a Resource, and Renewable Energy Opportunities for Farmers Over Zoom
Date - Friday 9th October 2020
Time - 10am to 12pm
Using Waste as a Resource, and Renewable Energy Opportunities for Farmers - Flyer
Using Waste as a Resource, and Renewable Energy Opportunities for Farmers - Presentation