Podcasts and Webinars

#1 Intercropping – benefits and challenges for Wimmera Farms

Intercropping involves growing two or more crops simultaneously in the same paddock. Agriculture Victoria has been trialling this practice in the Wimmera and wants to share their latest results. Learn what local trials results indicate, the pros and cons and practical considerations for implementation on Wimmera farms with Senior Research Scientist (Agronomy), Ash Wallace.

#2 Using your rotation to improve your soils and profit

Using your rotation to improve your soils and profit – brown manure, long fallow and cover cropping
We explore the role of long fallow, brown manuring and cover cropping with John Stuchbery from S&D Consulting.

  • when to use and not use these tactics
  • pros and cons
  • key things to consider to implement these strategies successfully.

The Wimmera productive soils webinar series is supported by Wimmera CMA through funding from the Australian Government National Landcare Program

Wimmera CMA farming for soil health podcast series, where we chat to Wimmera farmers about the tactics they use to improve soil health.

#1 Jodie Greene on farming in the upper catchment of the Wimmera River

Jodie Greene and her husband Ben focus on groundcover management and other tactics to improve soil health on their property in the upper catchment of the Wimmera River

#2 Tara Hindson on healthy soils, healthy plants, healthy stock and healthy people

Tara Hindson incorporates regenerative farming techniques, such as composting on their west Wimmera property.

#3 Dallas Hobbs on cropping in the south west Wimmera

Dallas Hobbs and his family manage soil health to maximise productivity and profitability.

#4 Steven Hobbs on tactics for farming in a changing climate

Steven Hobbs shares lessons from his farm business in the northern Wimmera.

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