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Last Updated: 2nd May 2019
Regional Soils Roadshow
Come along and listen to industry researchers about improving and managing soil health on farm. Key presenters for this roadshow are NSW Department of Primary Industries lead researchers Dr Susan Orgill, Dr Jason Condon and Dr Warwick Dougherty.
Milton: 30th May (Milton Showground - 12pm to 3.30pm)
Berry: 31st May (Berry Community Church, Schofields Lane - 10am to 1pm)
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The Allure of Fungi
Join Alison Pouliot, ecologist, environmentalist photographer and author of the new book The Allure of Fungi in this illustrated and interactive seminar exploring the fascinating world of fungi. Signed books will be available for purchase.
Date And Time: Fri., 10 May 2019
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm AEST
Shellharbour Civic Centre - City Library
Tickets - Free (Click here)
Cheese Making Workshop - Kangaroo Valley
Date And Time: Fri, May 31, 2019
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
The Classic Cheesemaking Workshop introduces cheesemaking skills by making the delicious everyday cheeses Chevre, Fetta, Haloumi and Ricotta. There will be discussions and tastings of Yoghurt, Labneh, Quark, Mascarpone and Sour Cream.
The most commonly asked question is "can we take our cheeses home?". The answer is "yes"! All cheese making workshops cost $170 per participant. This includes our tutorial, all ingredients and equipment used during the day, recipes, a light lunch and morning/afternoon tea.
Our sessions run from 9:00am to 4:00pm at the Kangaroo Valley Hall, Kangaroo Valley, NSW, 2577.
Please note that induction cooktops are used in our Workshops.
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Fruit Tree Pruning workshop - Mittagong
All you need to know about pruning and training fruit trees. The when, how and why of pruning, tool selection and care, hygiene practices and training fruit trees to trellises.
Sunday June 16th
Sunday July 14th
11am to 3pm
Cost: $80 / $70 concession
Workshop includes morning tea, pruning practice and workshop notes to take home.
Contact for bookings and further details: email@example.com
Joanne Dodd - 0403 569 076
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Soil Biology Masterclass 2019
Date: 30-31st July (Hawkesbury Campus - Richmond)
The 2-day soil biology masterclass will provide you with core the knowledge and principles to assist in incorporating soil biology and health in management practices to sustainably increase productivity and profitability.
The Masterclass is targeted towards growers and consultants / agronomists.
By attending, you will: Gain an in-depth understanding of the latest research in soil biology and health; the role of microbes in nutrient cycling and plant interactions; roles of soil fauna and the application of soil biologicals.
Learn about the future directions for research, technologies and practices.
Have opportunities to network with our guest presenters and expert researchers, undertake a facilities tour and enjoy a networking dinner (included in registration costs).
For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. or see website https://westernsydney.edu.au/hie/events/soils_masterclass
Backyard Beekeeping Workshop - 2 days
South East Local Land Services invites you to a 2 day Backyard Beekeeping workshop as part of our Small Farms Network program. Bruce White (OAM) is a former NSW DPI Agricultural Bee Extension Officer with over 30 years’ and has delivered 14 workshops to new and experienced beekeepers at Berry since 2008.
Date: TBC (Sat & Sun workshop)
Time: 9.45am to 5.00pm
Cost: $200 per person (includes notes and catering)
Location: Berry Local Land Services, 13 Schofields Lane, Berry
RSVP contact: Andrew Britton
PH: 4464 6008 E: email@example.com
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