Learning journey ongoing at Neuarpurr

THE Hawkins family’s Brippick property at Neuarpurr on the Victoria-South Australia border offers unique insight into how mixed farms comprising broadacre cropping, irrigation and livestock might continue to evolve in the years and decades to come. Tara Hindson (née...

Diversity is the cornerstone for Sam

Versatility in mixed farming at Millicent MILLICENT mixed farmer Sam Croser is excited about the future of agriculture in the South East and optimistic about tackling the challenges that will test his profitability in the years to come.  The cornerstone of his...

Green Manure Farmer Trial

Mackillop Farm Management Group member, Nick Wight, has been farming on his property, Strathyre, for the past 6 years. Located in the Cadgee area just a few kilometres from Naracoorte, the land has been used predominantly for cropping however, one paddock in...

Flexibility in the mix for Makin family

WHEN fifth generation Keith farmer Chad Makin returned to his family property in 2007, consecutive dry seasons were putting unprecedented pressure on agricultural businesses across the South East and beyond.  Several more difficult seasons since then have confirmed...
X