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Are you a farmer who wants to be more tech savvy?

Are you a farmer who wants to be more tech savvy?

Mallee farmers have the chance to learn how mobile technology can help improve on-farm decision making and farming operations at a series of workshops being held across the region during the first week of February 2015.

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Participate in Research Workshops and Surveys

Participate in Research Workshops and Surveys

An invitation to agricultural landholders/managers of the Northern Buloke Shire to participate in Research Workshops and Surveys.

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Can polymer film enhance direct seeding of native vegetation?

Can polymer film enhance direct seeding of native vegetation?

New research suggests a positive correlation between the use of degradable polymers and enhanced direct seeding in the Mallee.

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King's Billabong-Nichols Point: An Oral History

King's Billabong-Nichols Point: An Oral History

The book entitled "King's Billabong-Nichols Point: An Oral History" is available to download and read as an e-book.

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Mallee groups urged to apply for 2014-15 Victorian Landcare Grants Program

Mallee groups urged to apply for 2014-15 Victorian Landcare Grants Program

The Mallee Catchment Management Authority (CMA) has received a $200,000 share of the Victorian Government’s Victorian Landcare Grants Program for this financial year.

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Mallee Farmer Edition 7

Mallee Farmer Edition 7

Working in partnership for a sustainable future. Strong working relationships underpin sustainable agriculture in the Mallee and this edition of the Mallee Farmer showcases the exciting work these partnerships are making possible.

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A new resource for managing snails in the Mallee

A new resource for managing snails in the Mallee

A new online resource is now available for Mallee farmers to learn more about tackling snail infestations.

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Autumn rabbit activity data available

Autumn rabbit activity data available

The latest data from the ‘Recovering Rangelands: Mallee Bounceback’ project is now available to view.

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Sustainable Agriculture eNewsletter edition 5

Sustainable Agriculture eNewsletter edition 5

The fifth edition of the Mallee Catchment Management Authority Sustainable Agriculture eNewsletter is now available.

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Protecting Mallee Soils Over Summer

Protecting Mallee Soils Over Summer

Want to know more about protecting Mallee soils over summer? Is stubble worth the trouble? Check out these two new video clips, produced by the Birchip Cropping Group on behalf of the Mallee CMA.

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2013-14 Irrigation Status Report

2013-14 Irrigation Status Report

The 2013-14 Irrigation Status Report has found that within pumped irrigation districts, the area that was previously dried off from irrigation during the drought has decreased by three percent over the past two years.

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Would you like to learn more about the flora of the Southern Mallee?

Would you like to learn more about the flora of the Southern Mallee?

The Mallee Catchment Management Authority (CMA) in partnership with the Birchip Landcare Group, is holding a presentation for community members to learn more about the flora of the southern Mallee. Come along on Tuesday evening to hear from Damien Cook at the Birchip Cropping Group conference room.

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Watering Hattah Lakes

Watering Hattah Lakes

Environmental water will be pumped into Hattah Lakes to top up the existing water in the Hattah Lakes system to reach the floodplain surrounding the lakes. Water is scheduled to be pumped into Hattah Lakes in late May 2014 and will continue for a number of months. Approximately half of the water delivered will be returned to the River Murray, with water releases expected to be completed by November 2014.

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Great turn out for Trees for Mum event

Great turn out for Trees for Mum event

The Red Cliffs Scenic Reserve is home to the characteristic namesake of the township of Red Cliffs, where the brilliant desert soils drop dramatically into the Murray River, creating a striking contrast of colours for the eyes to feast on. Having become debilitated and degraded over time, the Red Cliffs and District Community Landcare Group have chosen to focus their efforts on rehabilitating this iconic place. Mother’s Day provided the perfect opportunity for some much needed revegetation and exposure for the group and their purpose.

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Have your say on the future management of Mallee waterways

Have your say on the future management of Mallee waterways

Community feedback is being sought on a new strategy that will guide the management of Mallee rivers, creeks, lakes and wetlands over the next eight years.

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Trees for Mum at Red Cliffs this year

Trees for Mum at Red Cliffs this year

The annual Trees for Mum event will take place at the Red Cliffs Scenic Reserve this coming Mother’s Day.

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Mallee Farmer Issue 6 - March 2014

Mallee Farmer Issue 6 - March 2014

The sixth edition of the Mallee Farmer is now available to view online, alternatively you can have a copy mailed to you.

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Would you like to learn more about weed control?

Would you like to learn more about weed control?

The Mallee Catchment Management Authority (CMA), in partnership with regional Landcare groups, is holding a series of workshops about weeds. The workshops will focus on Wheel Cactus, Prickly Pear, Flaxleaf Fleabane and Silverleaf Nightshade.

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 Keen to find out the secrets to success for your local Landcare Group?

Keen to find out the secrets to success for your local Landcare Group?

Free training sessions are being run in Ouyen and Birchip during March.

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Sustainable Agriculture eNewsletter #4

Sustainable Agriculture eNewsletter #4

Sustainable Ag has a new look eNewsletter that we produce periodically. We highlight a number of workshops and events in the Mallee region.

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