Ladies on the Land (Harden Murrumburrah Landcare Group)
6 July, 9.30 am, Murrumburrah
Join the group for morning tea and hear from Bronwyn Ryan (NSW Farmers), Faith Rogers (Rural Adversity Mental Health Program) and Julie Roberts (Harden-Murrumburrah Landcare Group Coordinator).
Carbon conversations (AgriFutures)
10 July, 1.30 to 5.00 pm, Wagga
This session aims to understand your insights on solutions that could help Australian agricultural industries reach a Net Zero Future. By better understanding the opportunities and challenges farmers are facing, AgriFutures Australia can plan and provide more targeted support where it’s needed.
Colours of conversation: Painting for wellness (Riverina Local Land Services)
11 July, 10.00 am to 12.00 pm, Hay
Come and be a part of this vibrant and inclusive event that promises to inspire healing, foster connections, and leave you with a renewed sense of hope. Join us as we paint our way to wellness and resilience - no artistic experience necessary!
Kids Frog Hotel making workshop (Narrandera Landcare)
14 July, 10.00 to 11.30 am, Narrandera
Kids (and their parents/carers) are invited to join Narrandera Landcare for a fun Frog Hotel making workshop during the school holidays. Frog hotels encourage frogs to come and live in your backyard and are a great option to provide habitats for local tree frogs.
Strategic Flystrike management workshop (Australian Wool Innovation)
15 July, 8.30 am to 3.30 pm, Young. Tickets $75.
This workshop will help you reduce the incidence and impact of flystrike on your flock and your profits. It will focus on aspects which help reduce cost, production losses and the animal welfare impact, and will help you create a flystrike management plan and annual calendar which combines short and long-term tools and strategies.
Let's plant 2,000 trees! (Old Junee Hall & Reserve)
16 & 23 July, 9.00 to 11.00 am, and 12:30 to 2:30 pm. Old Junee
Come along and help plant 2,000 trees at the Old Junee Recreation Reserve! Please bring a hat, drink bottle, sunscreen and shovel (if you have one). Lunch provided up the road at the Old Junee Hall,
Nature-Based Solutions Conference (Carbon Farmers of Australia)
17 to 19 July, Brisbane. Tickets start at $400, or $330 for virtual attendance.
This conference is the new incarnation of the National Carbon Farming Conference. In addition to carbon markets, it will cover tree carbon, soil carbon and biodiversity.
Tree planting machine demonstration (Hay Landcare)
18 July, 10.00 am to 2.00 pm
Come along to this demonstration day to experience firsthand the effectiveness of our tree planting machine, towed by a tractor. The tree planting machine is available for all members to use. Participants will also be able to observe the benefits of native vegetation and habitat corridors for production and conservation.
Plan your future with confidence (Regenerative Agriculture Alliance)
20 July (online) and 9 to 10 August, Lismore. Tickets cost $100 per person, or $150 per couple.
This two-day workshop will teach you vital holistic decision-making skills and help you develop action plans to prepare for, and respond to, climactic events. Hosted by Helen Lewis, a Savory Institute accredited professional educator, you will gain the confidence to plan a future that aligns with your vision and values.
TRAN$ITION23: Paths to change (Vic No-Till)
18 to 20 July, Moama. Tickets $675 for full conference
This 3-day conference aims to help you get the best out of your farming system. It features a keynote presentation from Tim Parton, UK Arable Farmer & Farm Innovator of the Year, and presentations from Allan Parker OAM, Matt Tonkin (Sober in the Country) and other leading Australian farmers.
Irrigation Insights conference (Irrigated Cropping Council)
21 July, 9.00 am to 5.30 pm, Moama. Tickets cost $90.
This event brings together researchers, experts, visionary minds, and primary producers, providing a platform to discover innovative approaches, explore major challenges, and seize opportunities to address the pressing issues shaping the future of irrigated agriculture.
'The Last Daughter' community screening
26 July, 6.00 pm, Wagga. Tickets $22.
This film is a powerful and inspiring documentary about Brenda, who grew up in a loving white foster family, before she was suddenly taken away and returned to her Aboriginal family. Decades later, she felt disconnected from both halves of her life, so went searching for the foster family with whom she had lost contact. Along the way she uncovered long-buried secrets, government lies, and the possibility for deeper connection to family and culture.
Getting to the heart of natural intelligence (Natural Intelligence Farming & Long Grass Ag)
7 August, Cootamundra. Cost to attend.
This workshop will introduce you to the process of natural intelligence farming, helping you to be an intuitive caretaker. It will be hosted by Jane Slattery, with Em & Jim Alexander. Please register your interest by 8 July: 0439 390 840 or [email protected].
Australian Rice growers' conference (RGA, SunRice and AgriFutures)
10 to 11 August, Griffith. Tickets start at $150.
The program includes a field tour; research update; Women in Rice breakfast; a full day of engaging exhibitors, presentations & panel discussions; and the Rice Industry Awards and gala dinner.
Thriving Women conference (Women Together Learning)
13 to 15 August, Wagga. Tickets start at $434.50
This is the premier conference event to secure a sustainable future for women living and working in agriculture and associated industries. The 2023 theme, Growing and Inspiring Women Connected through Agriculture, will focus on the critical role women play in the day-today operation of primary production, natural resource management and rural communities.
10th Australian Wildflower Conference (Wildflowers Australia)
18 to 19 August, Moama. Tickets start at $387.
Day 1 is an industry conference with plenary speakers, workshops and an industry dinner with guest speaker Angus Stewart. Day 2 features a bus tour to two farms in the region. To encourage more growers a 'getting started' workshop is included in the program.
Innovation Expo (Riverine Plains)
24 to 25 August, Mulwala. Tickets start at $500.
This expo will focus on helping farmers future-proof and proactively manage their businesses in a rapidly changing global market. Day 1 features a range of presentations and panel sessions, followed by a Gala dinner, while Day 2 will be a farm tour showcasing livestock and grain farming innovations across the region.