Case Studies

18 case studies found

RCS Grazing Clinic

Landholders from across the region attended a two and a half day grazing clinic held in Condobolin.

July 2022   Grazing Landcare Soils Livestock

What Lies Beneath

An on farm field day to investigate the importance of looking after your 'underground livestock' - increasing on farm biodiversity to improve soil health, increasing soil carbon and moisture retention to build resilience in your landscape

July 2021   Biodiversity Livestock #tree planting Environment Soils Education Agriculture Grazing

Fodder Factory Keeping Lambs Fed in Drought

EVAN FRANKHAM has got plenty of lush, nutritious feed on his Suntop farm to keep 500 breeding ewes in full production, but this fodder isn’t being grazed from his bare brown paddocks – it’s being produced from barley seed that’s sprouted in a purpose-made shed called a fodder factory

July 2020   Grazing Livestock

Farming Smarter in Dry times

How do you get the best out of your farm in dry times?

April 2020   Education Grazing Livestock Weed control Workshops

Sharing ideers and resources to prevent another feral invasion

Preventing the establishment of feral deer on the Northern Rivers

October 2019   Native Vegetation Biodiversity Monitoring Livestock MEPAAW Planning Public Lands and Reserves Water quality Pest control Grazing

Battery Project

A two year project to raise awareness for people to safely discard old batteries lying around on rural properties and also in urban areas.

June 2019   EDITOR'S PICK Grazing Community Livestock

Upper Bellinger River Aquatic & Terrestrial Habitat Connections

Engaging landholders and the community in improving Lowland Subtropical Rainforest riparian vegetation as vital habitat for threatened species

July 2019   Native Vegetation Workshops Livestock Community

Vertebrate Pest Forums in the Western Region

Increasing landholder knowledge of pest species, their movements and management strategies

June 2019   MEPAAW Pest control Livestock

Fireweed and turf farming in the Hawkesbury lowlands

Various activities were carried out in an attempt to engage neighbours of Turf farms to better manage their Fireweed. Green cestrum and other toxic weeds were also included in the weed education, as a range of weeds that impose a threat to any farm operation in the area.

June 2019   Education Livestock Community Cropping Pest control Landcare Grazing Local Government

Kangaroo Management in SE NSW

Improving animal welfare, landscape resilience and reducing wastage

May 2019   Climate Biodiversity Livestock Grazing

Healthy Creeks and Healthy Cattle

Excluding stock access, alleviating stream bank erosion, regenerating native riparian vegetation and fish habitat to Back and Boundary Creek’s in the Upper Richmond River catchment.

April 2019   Riparian Erosion Control Grazing Livestock

Making Livestock Decisions Easier

Recognising the ongoing drought conditions in our regions, and the support that producers are seeking, Central West Local Land Services and local Landcare organisations are working together to bring a series of practical Livestock Decision Making workshops to the Central West. The focus of the workshops will be to provide practical tools for planning the coming months - and beyond - with respect to livestock; feeding versus selling, including cashflow; feed and water budgets; and setting clear trigger points for making tough decisions.

April 2019   Education Livestock Workshops

Dynamic Business Planning in Wakool

March 2019   Planning Livestock Community

Getting through the Dry

Planning for how to survive the predicted continue dry times in the area

August 2018   Weed control Climate Livestock Workshops Soils Planning Cropping Grazing

Farm Biosecurity for Glen Innes producers

GLENRAC has hosted an evening information event on 26th September 2017 to connect livestock producers with information on farm biosecurity planning. The event attracted 156 participants.

November 2017   Soils Workshops Community Livestock Resources

Healthy Landscapes - Healthy Food

2017 Western Landcare Forum

November 2017   Livestock Workshops Soils Rangelands Education Grazing Resources

Keeping it Local

The obstacles to eating local in Western NSW

November 2017   Soils Livestock Rangelands Grazing

2017 Glen Innes Pasture Update

GLENRAC worked in collaboration with 7 partner organisations to host a Pasture Update on the 22nd March 2017. The event attracted 127 participants.

October 2017   Soils Education Livestock Community