Field Trips

Multiple field trips are offered on 31 March 2021 and you can select one as part of Registration. Please note that most are limited in numbers so please book early to avoid disappointment. Each trip is a complete tour so you can only select one.

(1) Grazing and Mixed Farming – Eggs, Beef, Lamb and Forestry Morning, visit Bill and Joy Wearn at Yammacoona Wearn mixed livestock and forestry. Extensive natural sequence farming and Holistic Management business. Afternoon at Holbrook Paddock Eggs, a Holistically Managed egg production and chicken rearing business.
(2) Multi Species Grazing and Carbon Farming Visit a commercial worm farm, Nutrisoil, where Tony Hill will demonstrate EOV testing, then two multi-species pasture renovations at Mitta Mitta. Discussion about soil carbon sequestration and multi-species planting.
(3) Regenerative Agriculture in Wymah Valley Visit three regenerative farms in the Wymah Valley. Profitable farm businesses on small areasa, holistically managed beef business.
(4) Heading North, Rebuilding Resilience into Regenerative Agriculture Business Ecological monitoring on a mixed farm at Boree Creek, sheep and grain farm with extensive tree and saltbush planning. In the afternoon, view economic fencing and water system to build a more profitable business.
(5) Fire Recovery and Livestock Marketing Visit Jochem and Kate Heijus at their farm Spring Creek, impacted by recent fires, and see how they are Holistically Managing strategies for recovery and building resilience into their new beef business. Workshop decision making options with experienced cattle producer and trader Jim Herriot.
(6) Heading West, Cropping and Mixed Farming Large cropping and sheep enterprise converting to regenerative practices at Oakland's. Afternoon at Savernake, visit a value-adding organic flour mill with heritage seeds and mixed cropping and grazing family business with two generations.