Improving Outcomes for Landholders in the Peel-Harvey NRM region”

On behalf of the Harvey River Restoration Taskforce, the Peel-Harvey Catchment Council, and the South West Catchment Council we would like to invite you to an Information Session and Social Sundowner.

Thursday 2nd June 2011  3pm – 6pm

Coolup Hall

The information session (please see attached invitation) will provide you with a quick summary of the recently completed  landholder survey entitled: “Improving Outcomes for Landholders in the Peel-Harvey NRM region” and three short presentations from the following people:

Dion Nicol, Ed Barrett Leonard & Carlos O Campo (University of Western Australia);

Topic: Seasonality of soil phosphorus: Can we use novel pasture plants to reduce farm fertiliser inputs?

 

Tilwin Westrup (Department of Agriculture and Food);

Topic: Production Levels, Soil Testing, Nutrient Mapping and Best Practice Fertiliser Use.

 

Andrew Reeves (Department of Agriculture and Food).

Topic: Weeds

 

After the presentations members from various organisations including the Peel-Harvey Catchment Council, South West Catchment Council, Department of Agriculture and Food, Greening Australia, and Custom Compost will provide brief introductions before adjourning for a light but sumptuous supper supplied by Lena Deleo.  This will provide an opportunity for socialising and/or private discussion with members from the various organisations present.

 

Please feel free to invite your neighbours as everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend (RSVP is essential for catering purposes).

If you would like to attend please RSVP by Monday the 30th of May 2011 to Jane Townsend: phone: 9733 2588 or email: jane.townsend@peel-harvey.org.au.

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