Events & Workshops

Small Farms Network Bungendore workshop

Upcoming events for small farms

We are excited to introduce a new event series called the Farmers’ Postcard. The Farmers’ Postcard events are short and to the point (2-3 hours),

Irrigation for Small Farms Workshop

29 September 2019

Bywong

This workshop will cover the basics of irrigation for small farms and home gardens, from securing water sources to learning how to install irrigation for vegetables and orchards. The workshop will be led by local market gardeners Chris Curtis and Geoff Foster and includes tours of their kitchen garden and market gardens on two different small farms. Topics include setting up an irrigation system, water harvesting ideas and water saving tips. Tickets cost $25 plus booking fee with morning tea and lunch provided. Read more and book today.

Knowing Your Nodules – Legume Workshop

12 October 2019

Bungendore area

We have teamed up with South East Local Land Services to present a workshop about legumes and the important role that nitrogen fixing plants play in pasture production. There will be a practical session on paddock plant identification and recognising what healthy nodules on clover look like. How soil pH influences nodulation and nitrogen fixing will also be discussed. This workshop will be led by Jo Powells, Senior Agricultural Advisor – Pastures from South East Local Land Services along with NSW DPI staff.

Book today – Contact Helen Smith 0437 037 340 or by email helen.smith@lls.nsw.gov.au


Workshop summaries

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