On­go­ing sup­port for farm­ers

Warragul & Drouin Gazette - - FARM SCENE -

Agri­cul­ture Vic­to­ria is re­mind­ing Vic­to­rian farm­ers of the in­for­ma­tion and sup­port avail­able to as­sist them in man­ag­ing dry sea­sonal con­di­tions which are be­ing ex­pe­ri­enced across much of the state.

Agri­cul­ture Vic­to­ria is de­liv­er­ing work­shops across re­gional Vic­to­ria with one-on-one farmer con­sul­ta­tions in Gipp­s­land.

A dry sea­son stock­take of live­stock work­shop will be held at Wood­side to­day from 10am un­til 2pm.

To reg­is­ter con­tact Nick Dud­ley from Agri­cul­ture Vic­to­ria on 0428 562 139 or email nick.dud­ley@ecodev.vic.gov.au.

A dry sea­sonal con­di­tions and wild dog con­trol work­shop live­stock at Dargo on Oc­to­ber 18 from 10am un­til 12 pm.

To reg­is­ter con­tact Caro­line Love from Agri­cul­ture Vic­to­ria on 0427 515 668 or email caro­line.love@ecodev.vic.gov.au.

A young farmer boot­camp will be held at Luc­know on Mon­day Novem­ber 12 and Mon­day Novem­ber 19 from 9.30am un­til 3pm both days. To reg­is­ter con­tact Caro­line Love. On­line re­sources are also avail­able on the Agri­cul­ture Vic­to­ria web­site, in­clud­ing the drought feed­ing and man­age­ment of sheep and cat­tle guides and farmer case stud­ies.

For in­for­ma­tion and de­tails about the work­shops, visit the web­site http://agri­cul­ture. vic.gov.au/dry­sea­sons or phone 136 186.

Mem­bers of Poowong and District Land­care Jeff Clarke and Mark Wal­ters de­pict­ing Plas­bac bag for si­lage wrap dis­posal.

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