Work­shop for small farm hold­ers

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IF you live on a small farm and need some ad­vice on a range of dif­fer­ent things, Cen­tral West Lo­cal Land Ser­vices is hold­ing an­other Small Land­hold­ing In­for­ma­tion Work­shop next Tues­day at Raw­sonville Hall.

LLS is part­ner­ing with the Orana Ru­ral Crime Unit to run this FREE work­shop.

You’ll hear pre­sen­ta­tions from LLS of­fi­cers, dis­trict vets and also the spe­cial­ist ru­ral po­lice.

Ques­tions to be an­swered will in­clude:

• What can Lo­cal Land Ser­vices do for me?

• How can I se­cure my prop­erty? What sur­veil­lance cam­eras should I use?

• I have a weed prob­lem. Who should I talk to?

• I have sheep, pigs, cat­tle, horses or other an­i­mals on my block, what pa­per­work do I need?

• How do I know if my sheep are wormy?

• How do I con­trol feral pests like foxes, roam­ing dogs, rab­bits and feral cats?

What you’ll need to take to the course:

• Weeds for iden­ti­fi­ca­tion (in­clude plant roots, leaves, flowers/ seed head with some wa­ter in a sealed plas­tic bag)

• Note­book and pen

RSVP for cater­ing re­quire­ments to Chris Robin­son 0424 435 363 or via email chris.robin­son@lls.nsw. gov.au. RSVP by Friday, April 13. A light sup­per will be pro­vided.

z Send your news tips to john.ryan@panscott.com.au or 0429 452 245 txt is best

z Ad­di­tional re­port­ing by

News staff. Note: John Ryan is also a coun­cil­lor on Dubbo Re­gional Coun­cil, and is also em­ployed part-time by Land­care. He writes here in his ca­pac­ity as a jour­nal­ist.

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