South Coast Beef Producers Association Who we are South Coast Beef Producer's Association (SCBPA) is a group of beef producers working towards a productive, sustainable and profitable beef industry in the South Coast and Southern Highlands of NSW through best practice that meets financial, environmental and social expectations. Vision: A local sustainable and productive beef industry. Website: Click here
Shoalhaven Beekeepers Association The Shoalhaven branch of the NSW Amateur Beekeepers Association was formed in early 2015 to meet the demand from amateur beekeepers for a local support network. The club aims to improve the skills and knowledge of all its members irrespective of their level of expertise and the type of system they manage. General Meetings The Shoalhaven Association meets the 3rd Wednesday of every month for regular meetings and talks in Nowra between 6pm and 7.30pm. The meeting format involves a short formal business meeting then an information session and an informal social gathering. Information sessions alternate between presentations from experts from industry or academia and activities using the resources of club members.
South Coast Sheep Network The South Coast Sheep Network has been meeting on local farms since 2005. Our members range from running five to two hundred sheep of various breeds, some for meat and wool production, while other for fireweed control or backyard lawn mowers. Each workshop is run on farm with local seasonal issues discussed as an open forum, led by former Sheep Livestock Officer (NSW DPI) Col Langford, followed by a practical session after lunch which may include fat scoring, pasture walk and yard management. To join our mailing list email Andrew via the link.
South Coast Dairy Industry Group (DIG) The South Coast and Highlands Dairy Industry Group (DIG) was formed in 1991 to: * Improve the lifestyle and profitability of dairy farmers by promoting and coordinating action on relevant industry issues of concern. * Fostering industry co-operation between milk producers, processors, regulators, advisors and researchers. * Maintain, encourage and develop dairy industry research and effective communication of results. Local area: Covering six local Councils areas: Wollongong, Shellharbour, Kiama, Shoalhaven, Wollondilly and Wingecarribee. DIG Inc is a non-profit interest group known as a Regional Development Group (RDG) with links to strategic direction and funding from Dairy NSW. DIG membership is open to all dairy farmers, farm workers, and families in addition to service providers and representatives from NSW DPI, Dairy NSW. the Women in Dairy group, Young Farmers group.