Field Day — Free

2024 Sustainable Farms Research Forum – Wagga Wagga NSW

Wed, 15th May 2024
9:30 am

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2024 Sustainable Farms Research Forum – Wagga Wagga NSW

The Sustainable Farms Research Forum offers the opportunity to hear about the latest scientific research and emerging opportunities from the Sustainable Farms team and guest presenter Dr Ryan Wilson from the Dept of Climate Change, Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water.

PROGRAM

9.30am Registration and morning tea
10.00am Welcome & Introduction
Michelle Young Introduction to the Sustainable Farms Research Forum
10.10am Keynote presentations: Supporting farmers to access biodiversity markets
Guest Speaker: Dr Ryan Wilson, DCCEEW Setting the scene: The Australian Government’s Nature Repair Market
Distinguished Professor David Lindenmayer Conservation outcomes and environmental markets – evidence for biodiversity gains (and how to monitor them)
Professor Andrew MacIntosh Environmental markets and methodology development for the Box Gum Grassy Woodlands
11.45am Supporting adoption of new management practices
Michelle Young Lessons from Sustainable Farms research and extension
12.00pm Lunch
1.00pm Sustainable Farms research update
Dr Elle Bowd Cultural burning in travelling stock routes for cross-cultural outcomes
Clare Crane Spotlight data observations in the NSW South West Slopes
Dave Smith Results from the 4-year farm dams study and next steps
John Evans Woodland bird responses to grazing management
Distinguished Professor David Lindenmayer Soil carbon and grazing study
2.30pm Close

The forum is primarily aimed at NRM practitioners including Landcare professionals, Local Land Services staff, agricultural industry groups, researchers and other interested parties.

This is a free event but registration is essential by Friday 10th May. (Note: numbers are limited)
Morning tea and lunch will be provided.

Location

Wagga RSL Club

Date & Time

When

Wednesday
15th May 2024

Start

9:30 am

Finish

2:30 pm

Details

Cost

Free

RSVP by Friday 10th May.

Register here