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Carbon Farming workshop - Queanbeyan

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15 Jun 2012 - 9:00am

Murrumbidgee Landcare, together with NSW Farmers, are presenting a free workshop on carbon farming for land managers. Come along to learn what carbon farming is all about, and what opportunities are available for land managers! The workshop will feature information sessions from experts in the field, along with a discussion session for all your questions to be answered.

The workshop will feature:

  • David Eyre (General Manager of Research and Development, NSW Farmers) talking about how carbon farming works, practical steps for getting involved and agronomic considerations

  • Jason Cummings (CEO, Greening Australia Capital Region) talking about vegetation-based carbon schemes, with practical examples

  • Peter Holding (winter crops and sheep farmer, Harden) presenting a farmer's perspective on the carbon market, with practical experience on a range of agricultural management techniques to improve soil carbon on his own property.

The workshop will be held at the Queanbeyan Roos Club (corner of Stuart Street and Richard Avenue Queanbeyan) on Friday 15th June, from 9.00 am to 12.30 pm.

For catering purposes, please RSVP by Friday 8th June to David Banham (NSW Farmers): (02) 82 511 847, or banhamd@nswfarmers.org.au.

For further information, please contact Nicole Maher (Murrumbidgee Landcare): 0487 953 776, or nmaher@murrumbidgeelandcare.asn.au

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