Field Day — Free

Shelter on farms: benefits of fodder shrubs & trees – Canowindra NSW

Fri, 14th Oct 2022
9:30 am

Shelter on farms: benefits of fodder shrubs & trees – Canowindra NSW

Join ANU, Mid Lachlan Landcare and Achieve Ag Consultancy for a practical and informative morning looking at fodder shrubs and shelter, including:

  • What is the nutritional value of saltbush?
  • How to establish saltbush

The property has several salt bush sites and shelterbelts established since 1992.

  • Sustainable Farms ecologist Dan Florance will discuss the local research that has been undertaken on tree plantings in the area and the biodiversity and productivity benefits of these.
  • Mid Lachlan Landcare will be on hand to discuss the new Superb Parrot project and what it will hope to achieve in the area.
  • Wendy Gill from Achieve Ag Consultancy will explore the grazing and productivity benefits of fodder shrubs such as saltbush.

Please remember to bring a hat, closed-in shoes, water and a jacket. Also please BYO chair. We will meet at the shed on arrival – look out for signs

Morning tea and lunch will be provided.

For more information please contact Tamara Harris, Sustainable Farms Engagement Officer, at or 0428 621 187.


3130 Belubula Way, Canowindra

Date & Time


14th October 2022


9:30 am


12:30 pm




Morning Tea and Lunch Provided