Subtropical perennial grasses are now common across the Northern Agricultural Region, however with the poor sandy soils that perennial pastures are often grown in, and with their low nutrient holding capacity, farmers want to understand how best to manage their perennial pastures.
Every year, without fail, people across the Northern Agricultural Region sigh in frustration as hordes of Australian bush flies burst into action during their peak breeding season in the warmer months.
There are many exceptional farmers in the Northern Agricultural Region who know a ‘bucket-load’ about our local soils, one of whom NACC would like to recognise and promote in association with the 2018 Talkin’ Soil Health Conference.
Over the past four years, farmers, grower groups, and industry groups have been working with NACC to demonstrate innovation and sustainable farming practices on agricultural land across the Northern Agricultural Region.
Farming properties around Carnamah were the centre of attention recently when about 20 people from all over the Northern Agricultural Region turned-up for the Carnamah Landcare field walk and bus tour earlier this month.