Looking At Landcare (11/9/2020) – A Wealth of Online Learning for Landholders

Hi Landcarers

With a normal week now full of Webinars, Zoom and Microsoft Teams meetings…and if I’m lucky…at the end of the week a catch up with friends on House Party…learning and meeting via technology has become the norm.

I have brought together your One Stop Space for webinars and training sessions that cover a gamete of opportunities…and they are FREE! You just need to register. I will put all of the links on our blog.

Women NSW and Dress for Success are providing Employment Support Webinars. These workshops are aimed at upskilling or retraining women to join or return to the workforce. The next in their series is on Tuesday 15 September (10.30am – 12.30pm). Click here to register and for further information.

Local Land Services are hosting Grain Storage Webinars open to all NSW producers, providing direct access to two experts on temporary and permanent farm grain storage, with speakers, Philip Burrill and Bill Gordon. These webinars are being held on Wednesday, 16 September and Friday, 18 September 2020.

On Farm Grain Storage Webinar Series- Webinar 1: Temporary storages – preparation & key practices for success

On Farm Grain Storage Webinar Series- Webinar 2: Silos – cone & flat bottom, plus Grain sheds – key practices for success

In conjunction with Landcare NSW, Central West and Central Tablelands Land Services are providing a series of fortnightly webinars on resilience to help future-proof your business. This series commences on Thursday, 17 September (12pm – 12.45pm) with resilience leader, Paul Ryan.

This series of webinars cover topics including:

What is Resilience and Why Does it Matter? (17 September, 12pm)

Key Resilience Concepts – Systems, Change and Identity (1 October, 12pm)

Understanding Resilience in your System (15 October, 12pm)

Designing Resilient Futures (29 October, 12pm).

Also on 17 September, the ANU Sustainable Farms and the Wheen Bee Foundation are hosting the Powerful Pollinators webinar (12pm – 1pm).  This webinar is also….FREE! Learn about how pollinators can play a role in healthy grazing and cropping enterprises. This is also an opportunity to discover how to encourage pollinator populations on to your property. To register for Powerful Pollinators, click here.

Online Farm Business Skills Workshops are being held on Tuesday, 29 September and Wednesday, 30 September with opportunities for those with poor internet connection to also attend the sessions at several Local Land Services offices. This workshop will cover topics such as farm accounting, systems and management, decision support tools, risk and decision making, performance measurement and farm planning. To register, click here.

We are in the process of lining up our first face to face (bus socially distanced) workshop for the end of November. More information next week!

For further information on this article, please go to www.centralwestlachlanlandcare.org, Twitter, Facebook or Instagram @cwllandcare