National Landcare Smart Farms, Small Grants program : Multi-species crop cover, Soil Health, Sea Grasses and inventive local contractors leading the world!

National Landcare Smart Farms, Small Grants program : Multi-species crop cover, Soil Health, Sea Grasses and inventive local contractors leading the world!

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This week, Gerard spoke with Sam Shannon from the WGCMA. Sam is the Regional Agriculture Landcare Facilitator about the recently announced Smart Farms, Small Grants which will see two local Landcare Groups get very busy and one local contractor take his extraordinary invention to all parts of the country.

Topics discussed:

  1. What is the Smart Farms, Small Grants initiative.
  2. Yarram Yarram Landcare Network's plan to explore cover cropping and soil carbon in Gippsland's Coastal Plain.
  3. Nils Olsen's SoilKee inovation.
  4. Yarram Yarram Landcare Network's initiative to replant sea grasses in Corner Inlet
  5. South Gippsland Landcare Network's plan to demonstrate the effectiveness of multi-species pasturage and regenerative grazing management practice.

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