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Cool Soil Initiative Soil Pit & Drought-preparedness Workshop – Rennie, 27 January

January 27 @ 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Farmers and community members are invited to a Drought-preparedness Workshop and Cool Soil Initiative Soil Pit Discussion at Rennie on Thursday 27 January from 4pm.

WHEN: Thursday 27 January, 2022: 4 – 7:30pm (BBQ Dinner provided)
MEET AT: “Brakefield” 1253 Bull Plain Rd, Rennie at 4pm

Cool Soil initiative Soil pit discussion (4:00-5:30pm at “Brakefield”);

  • Effect of pulses (2021 lupin crop) on soils with Dr Cassandra Schefe (AgriSci)

Managing Future Drought and Climate Challenges Workshop (5:30-7:30pm at “Redbank”, 103 Roseneath Rd, Mulwala);

The workshop will be facilitated by Kate Coffey (Riverine Plains) and provides farmers and community members with the opportunity to share their different experiences of drought and learn from each other. Topics include;

  • Why now is a good time to prepare for drought.
  • Previous experiences of drought – what worked, what didn’t?,
  • Identifying on-farm/business changes needed for the next drought,
  • Accessing physical and mental health services, business supports and grants,
  • How can communities be better supported during drought?,
  • Importance of personal and business connections.

This workshop is being delivered as part of the Enhancing Community Networks for Drought Resilience in the Riverine Plains and Cool Soil Initiative projects. Please RSVP by 25 January, 2022, to kate@riverineplains.org.au or jane@riverineplains.org.au or phone Ph 03 5744 1713.

This is a COVID-safe event which will be held in accordance with current NSW state government regulations. All attendees will be asked to sign in and provide proof of vaccination or exemption.

To download a pdf copy of the flyer please click here.


January 27
4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Riverine Plains Inc
03 5744 1713