Upcoming Events 2020
March 5, 2020
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Avocado Field Day
March 6 2020
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Macadamia Field Day
March 17, 2020
Tweed Council and SoilCare Field Day
with Dave Forrest
details TBA soon
SoilCare Grazing Field Day
with Dr Judi Earl
SoilCare Field Day
Cover Crops & IPM in Orchards
with Richard Llewellyn and Jarrah Coates
Time: 9am - 2pm
Where: Two farms near Alstonville and Lindendale (addresses provided on registration)
What: Presentations and farm walks & talks, refreshments and lunch provided
Who: Presented by Lismore City Council, Richmond Landcare Inc, Western Sydney University Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment, supported by Australian Macadamia Society, Avocados Australia, and local growers.
Details on the Lismore Council website.
Register for the Avocado event via Eventbrite https://avocadosnativebeesfieldday.eventbrite.com
Register for the Macadamia event by phoning Lismore City Council on 1300 87 83 87
Make good use of your time while driving, mowing or tractor work by listening to podcasts. A podcast is a just like a radio show, but you can listen whenever you want on your mobile phone. You can easily subscribe to podcasts via iTunes or Google Play but there are other apps available as well. Some examples below:
Ground Cover Podcasts
Regenerative Ag Alliance and Southern Cross University
Ground Cover is a uniquely Australian podcast series exploring real life stories of land managers who have undertaken the transition from conventional farming to regenerative agriculture.
In this series, we share unique and honest conversations about the challenges and opportunities of regenerative agriculture, so you can make informed decisions about how to best manage your land.
Podcasts include interviews with Charles Massey, Bruce Maynard, Colin Seis, Derek Smith, Michael Taylor, Tim Wright and Mike McCosker.
Visit the Ground Cover webpage to access the podcasts.
Acres USA Tractor Time
Acres U.S.A.: The Voice of Eco-Agriculture. We help educate growers on ecological techniques that are proven to increase yield and decrease the need for costly toxic inputs.
There are 38 podcasts, and counting, at Acres USA.
2020 Conferences and Events Around the Globe
FARMING MATTERS — For our Love of the Land
26 to 28 March 2020 - Conference and Field Days, Albury NSW
Australian Holistic Management Co-operative is holding a conference.
The conference will highlight recent developments in natural capital, environmental stewardship, and the innovative agriculture sector, emerging globally to respond to issues such as droughts, climate variability, and the growing consumer demand for sustainable produce.
See full program here.
2nd Annual Healthy Soil Summit with ACRES USA
Sacramento, California | August 25-26, 2020
Acres U.S.A, the Voice of Eco-Agriculture. The 2020 Acres U.S.A. Healthy Soil Summit will gather growers for intensive learning on strategies to create over-all farm resilience, starting from the soil up. In 2019, this first year event sold out, so they are expanding in 2020.
Visit the Acres USA website for details.
It is the Organic World Congress... don't miss it
Join more than 2000 like minded participants at the Organic World Congress 2020 (OWC 2020) with its 80 conferences and 8 pre-conferences on 6 main themes that zoom in on Leadership, Farmers’ and Advisors’, Science, Supply & Value Chain, Culture & Education and Stakeholders.
Plenary sessions of the Organic World Congress (OWC) 2020 will be accompanied by six individual conference forums.
- Leadership Forum: Discuss and shape the future of the organic movement
- Farmers’ and Advisors’ Forum: Share knowledge and initiatives
- Science Forum: Present research on the organic sector
- Supply and Value Chain Forum: Share inspiring experiences and address work-related concerns
- Culture and Education Forum: Discuss the philosophical foundation and knowledge management of the organic movement
- Stakeholder Forum: Promote a multi-actor approach for organic food systems