Serve-Ag invite you to a Dairy Discussion Group
S.O.I.L.S -Sustainable Organic/Biological Innovative Living Solutions
Worms, Dung Beetles and Insects.
Please join us for this practical and informative session with Dr Graeme Stevenson and Dr Lionel Hill.
Wednesday 5th July, 2017
10.00am – 1.00pm
Both Graeme and Lionel have devoted their lives to studying worms, dung beetles and insects in Tasmania and have numerous publications.
Dr Graeme Stevenson is the author of ” Ruminations of a Poo-ologist: Native and Introduced Dung Beetles in Tasmania” and “Earthworms in Tasmanian Agriculture” and a former senior research officer with the Tasmanian Agricultural Department.
Dr Lionel Hill is a curator with the Entomology Team in the Plant Biosecurity & Diagnostics Branch of the Biosecurity Tasmania Division and co-author of “Tasmanian Pasture and Forage Pests – Identification, biology and control.”
Topics for discussion:
- What’s living in your soil?
- The function of worms, dung beetles and insects
- Worm farming
- Pasture pests and predators, life cycles and management strategies
- How to encourage and promote a healthy, functioning ecosystem
Building resilience in your soil is building resilience in your business and your future.
RSVP Tuesday 4th July, 2017
To Peta Davies on 0408 259 739 or firstname.lastname@example.org
All Welcome – Non Dairy Farmers $20.00/farm
Payable on the day or invoiced to existing accounts