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Jun26
“Berries & Bushfires” Lunch with Kate Sutherland

Come and enjoy lunch with Kate Sutherland, an extremely savvy business woman who is the brains behind Burlington Berries…

Jun07
Pasture Research Update – presentations

HLN hosted a pasture research update with presentations and discussions on forage and fodder crop options, pasture renovation and…

Jun01
Dinner with Professor Richard Eckard: The Future of Carbon and Climate

The last decade has been a rapid learning curve for the agricultural industry on all things carbon and climate,…

May17
Murray Local Land Service 2017 Elections – Vote now!

2017 Elections

In May 2017 enrolled ratepayers will vote to elect three local board members to join 11 regional Local Land…

May15
HLN Pasture Research Update – 25 May 2017

HLN are hosting a pasture research update with presentations and discussions on forage and fodder crop options, pasture renovation…

May04
Weather Stations are LIVE!!

Holbrook Landcare Network have installed three weather stations, located at the Holbrook, Little Billabong and Bowna. Weather data for…

Apr06
Pollinators in Holbrook

We had a great day on Tuesday with kids from St Pats school, the Holbrook Skillset Green Army Team…

Mar03
Holbrook Self Drive Eco-tour – revamped!

The Holbrook Landcare Self-drive Ecotour, first released in 2002 has been upgraded with the help of a community grant…

Feb20
Autumn Fox Baiting

Murray Local Land Services will shortly begin their Autumn Fox Baiting Program. Baiting twice a year (Spring & Autumn)…

Feb08
Register Now for Autumn Soil Testing

There is still time to participate in subsidised Autumn soil testing as part of Holbrook Landcare Networks ‘Nutrient Management…

Feb01
Understanding Your Soil Testing Results – 3 Workshops coming up!

HLN invites you to join us for an information session to discuss your soil testing results and fertilizer decision…

Jan31
Grass Weeds – be alert AND alarmed

This is the time of year when many of the perennial grass weeds become obvious – mostly because they…

Jan23
Hay and Silage Wrap Recycling Program

The Holbrook Landcare Network are providing landholders with an opportunity to participate in the ‘Hay and Silage Wrap Recycling’…

Jan09
GRDC Grains Research Update

The GRDC will host the Grains Research update on the 14th and 15th of February 2017 at Charles Sturt…

Dec15
HLN Feed Testing Program 2017

If you are wondering what the nutritional quality of your feed, grain and pasture is then you can now…

Dec08
CSU Student Placement and Ecotour

Our placement CSU student Emma Banting, has completed her time with us and headed off for adventures in Nepal….

Dec08
Green Army Update

Holbrook’s first Green Army Team is graduating on Tuesday 13th December with a free BBQ in the Ten Mile…

Dec08
$100 million for Landcare

We were VERY pleased to learn of the pledge of $100 million dollars to Landcare as part of the…

Dec08
New Native Vegetation Legislation is passed

The Biodiversity Conservation Bill and the Local Land Services Amendment Bill passed parliament on the 17 November heralding changes…

Dec07
A Farmers Guide on Increasing Soil Organic Carbon Under Pastures

What is the importance of soil organic carbon on soil health and production systems?

This handy guide from the Department…

Nov21
The impact of rain on hay and silage.
 

What a tough year it has been to make hay and silage. Having only had a few…

Nov15
Lupin anthracnose Community Information Sessions

Riverina LLS and NSW DPI are hosting two community sessions on Lupin anthracnose and how to eradicate and supress…

Nov14
Soil Testing and Interpretation Workshops

You are invited to join us for an information session on interpreting and using your soil testing results to…

Nov11
Future of Pulse Production and Consumption

One day symposium to find out what the future holds for Pulse Production, Marketing and Consumption. To view flyer…

Nov07
NSW DPI Fodder Budgeting and Grazing Management App

The NSW DPI are currently in the process of developing a “fodder budgeting/grazing management app” to guide grazing management…

Nov07
Soil Testing Workshops Update

Spring soil testing is now in full swing after wet weather conditions caused initial delay’s in the program’s delivery.

To…

Nov07
Permit to Allow Minor Use of an AGVET Chemical Product

Permit to allow minor use of an AGVET chemical product. For pre-harvest desiccation and spray topping of weeds in…

Nov01
Ripping into subsoil acidity

Nov01
The Evan Moll Gerogery Field Day

For more information on the Evan Moll Gerogery Field Day (3 November 2016) please view the attached flyer or…

Oct26
NSW DPI Pest Alert: Lupin anthracnose

NSW DPI has released a pest alert for the exotic plant pest Lupin anthracnose. You can view the alert here.

Oct24
Cutting Silage this Spring

Lisa Castleman, Agronomist Riverina Local Land Services  (0427 201 963)

 

With a milder winter behind us and now a cooler,…

Oct10
Red Legged Earth Mites – Spring 2016

Getting your TIMERITE

Sep22
New date for Holbrook Paddock Eggs Field Day

Sunday 13th November is the new date for the Holbrook Paddock Eggs Field Day. Check out the flyer for…

Sep21
Bred Well Fed Well workshop – Date Change

The Bred Well Fed Well workshop is now on Thursday 27 October.

This is a hands on workshop about breeding…

Sep13
Field Day to Holbrook Paddock Eggs has been POSTPONED

Due to excessive rain, the planned field day to Holbrook Paddock Eggs on 27 September has been postponed. This…

Sep12
Subsoil Acidity trial visit

Holbrook Landcare is managing a trial site looking at modification of subsoil acidity, where plots have been ripped with…

Sep07
New approaches to footrot control and eradication using outbreak-specific vaccination

New approaches to footrot control and eradication using outbreak-specific vaccination

Richard J. Whittington, Om P. Dhungyel and Andrew S.

Sep07
Happy Landcare Week!

Holbrook Landcare is celebrating our 26th year as a “Landcare” group and getting on with the business of sustainable…

Sep02
Healthy Hooves Workshop information

Click the link below to access some of the discussions had during the Health Hooves Workshop, held on the…

Aug31
Holbrook Landcare Green Army launches

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Aug26
AQF3 accreditation for fox baiting

Murray Local Land Services Spring Baiting will begin end of September.

In order to lay baits, landholders MUST be currently…

Aug24
Holbrook Beef Group’s Winter Dinner – Thursday 1st September

Everyone is welcome to attend Holbrook Beef Group’s Winter Dinner. This year we are excited to have Anna Spears,…

Aug12
Healthy Hooves Workshop – 23rd August

HLN invites you to join us for a workshop on hoof health and lameness in sheep on Tuesday 23rd…

Aug10
Holbrook Beef Group’s Winter Dinner – Thursday 1st September 2016

 

 

Book in early to confirm your seat at this years Beef Group Dinner. Anna Spears, CEO of AuctionsPlus, is…

Aug08
Snapshot of Sediment in Local Creeks

Last Tuesday, after the high flow event in Holbrook, HLN got out to check on some of the local…

Jul14
Lameness in Sheep

Lameness in Sheep

By Scott Iso

May31
Game of Drones is on!!

Holbrook Landcare is entering the world of drone technology and the application in agriculture.

Join us on Wednesday 22 June (9.30…

May31
Holbrook Green Army Team Recruiting now!!

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May12
“Fungi of the Southwest Slopes and Upper Murray” Guide now available

Click here for more information

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Think Tank on Pest Animal Management – Media Release

Focus on Dung Beetles

HLN held a successful series of events looking at dung beetles last week. Graeme Stevenson,…

Apr06
“Bats on the Billabong”

So what about Bats??

 

Did you know that bats play a vital role in the health of ecosystems, and our…

Mar30
Identification and role of dung beetles

Following up on community interest, Holbrook Landcare is planning 3 events to look at dung beetles and learn about…

Mar29
Fungi: A Curious Kingdom workshop

This Fungi Workshop is now full. Please contact the HLN office if you wish to be placed on a…

Mar21
To graze or not to graze – stock in revegetation.

This time of year is the one where the grass in the revegetation areas starts to look REALLY good…for…

Mar21
Employment Opportunity – Farming Systems Project Officer

 

Farming Systems Project Officer Position:

 

 

Holbrook Landcare Network is seeking a suitably experienced and motivated

Mar07
Prograze 2016 – Expressions of Interest

Are you interested in attending Prograze training this year? We need 2-3 more farms to register their interest in…

Mar02
Understanding Soil Test Results and Fertiliser Decision Making Sessions – 16 March

Holbrook Landcare Network is hosting an Autumn Soil Test Interpretation session for anyone who missed our Spring workshops or…

Mar02
Pasture Renovation Focus Group – Expressions of Interest

Holbrook Landcare is looking for expressions of interest for participants in a pasture renovation focus group. Having done your…

Mar02
Feed quality testing program – open now!

Modelled on the successful soil testing program we are now running a feed testing program where we can help…

Mar02
Autumn soil test interpretation session

Following on from our Spring interpretation sessions HLN is organising an Autumn session for anyone who missed the spring…

Mar01
HLN’s Wantagong Valley Community Catch Up – Friday 11 March

Everyone is welcome to attend the next Holbrook Landcare Network (HLN) Community Catch up event, to be held in…

Feb10
Registration form for feed testing program

If you are interested in participating in the feed testing program, please fill in the following form and we…

Feb01
What’s going on in your catchment?

When it is raining it is a great time to get out and look at the water moving on…

Feb01
Little Billabong Community Catch up – Wednesday 10 February

Everyone is welcome to attend the Holbrook Landcare Community Catch up event at the Little Billabong Hall on Wednesday…

Jan28
Green army Project for Holbrook Landcare

(Holbrook CEO Dale Stringer with Green Army partners Alex Anthony, Murray Local Land Services and

Greater Hume Shire Mayor, Heather…

Jan27
Subsidised soil testing available for new participants in the Nutrient Management Program this autumn

Holbrook Landcare has a limited number of places still remaining in the Nutrient Management Program. This program involves soil…

Jan15
Dry season feeding sessions – Tooma

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Jan14
Faba beans – improving performance

Soil acidity and nodulation

 Faba bean crops sown by farmers on acid soils in SA, Victoria and NSW were monitored…

Jan11
Squirrel gliders caught on camera!

Squirrel gliders are a vulnerable species in the New South Wales landscape. During the Hume Highway duplication many hollow-bearing…

Jan06
Position Vacant: Local Landcare Coordinator

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Jan06
2016 International Year of Pulses

This year the spotlight is on pulses (edible grain legumes), with the UN designating 2016 the International Year of Pulses….

Jan05
S2S BUSHLINKS CLOSING 18th MARCH

S2S Bushlinks is open for the final round of funding before the project finishes in June 2017.

 

This is the…

Dec11
Wild Pollinators in Canola

Watch this short clip about native pollinators and their role in Canola crops featuring Upper Murray Agronomist, Bruce Saxton…

Dec10
Holbrook Landcare invited to be part of Southern Australia Meat Research Council

The first meeting of MLA’s re-formed Southern Australia Meat Research Council (SAMRC) committees was held last month.

Holbrook Landcare Network…

Dec08
Subsoil Acidity Trials – do you have a suitable trial site?

Holbrook Landcare has been able to borrow the trailer-mounted soil corer from Murray LLS in order to take samples…

Dec02
Slopes2Summit BushConnect Grant Successful

Sixteen long-term Great Eastern Ranges corridor environmental projects have won a share of over $7.5 million in Bush…

Nov25
Wild Pollinator Bioblitz 2015 a success!

Silverleaf Nightshade Management Project

Case Study 1 – Changing the enterprise mix:

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S2S Bioblitz & Wild Pollinator Count

The Wild Pollinator Count is coming – this year in collaboration with the S2S Bioblitz!

There are a number of exciting…

Nov03
Universally speaking – presentation from WiA “taster” event

If you attended the Women In Ag “taster” event on 28 October, and would like to see the full…

Oct30
S2S BioBlitz & Wild Pollinator Count 2015

Nature lovers in the region are being urged to get involved in a week long quest to locate and…

Oct19
Board Nominations due 30 October 2015
Members are encouraged to nominate for a position on the Holbrook Landcare Network Board. It is an opportunity to work…

Oct07
Paddock Talk – When to cut hay or silage

When to cut hay and silage – Quantity vs Quality

With the warm weather upon us many…

Oct06
Women In Ag – Great feature in the Border Mail!

Thanks to Jodie O’Sullivan from the Border Mail for featuring the Women In Ag “Taster” event – to be…

Sep21
Holbrook Landcare Network’s Spring Events

To view these events in detail, click HLN Events from the top of the screen.

 

7 Oct – Soil testing interpr

Sep15
Paddock Talk – Spring is all about feed quality.

S2S Bushlinks open for 15/16

S2S Bushlinks is open again for 2015/16

S2S Bushlinks is a revegetation project managed by Holbrook Landcare Network on behalf…

Sep03
Holbrook Landcare Network has won a Fairfax Media Landcare Community Group Award!

Holbrook Landcare Network has won a Fairfax Media Landcare Community Group Award at the 2015 NSW Landcare & Local Lands Services…

Aug18
Wattle Day 1st September – HELP PLANT!

In conjunction with the NSW Nature Conservation Trust and  Slopes2Summit we are running a Wattle Day Planting event at…

Aug06
20 Million Trees Grants OPEN!

Applications for the 20 Million Trees Programme Grant Round Two are now open and can be submitted from today…

Aug06
NSW Environmental Trust Grants OPEN!

Restoration and Rehabilitation Program Grants The NSW Environmental Trust is inviting applications to the 2015/16 round of its Restoration…

Jun24
Spotlight on Biosecurity

Biosecurity is the government, industry and the people of NSW working together to protect the economy, environment and community…

Jun24
Women In Wool – Wool Power 2015

On Wednesday evening, 10th June, HLN’s Women in Agriculture (WiA) network hosted “Wool Power 2015”, an event looking to…