Project Platypus is hosting a cover cropping tour to the 2016 Farmer of the Year property of Grant and Naomi Sims.
See first hand the soil improvement gains such as cover and companion cropping, liquid fertiliser use and the elimination of fungicide.
This is an opportunity to heard from and award winning and innovated farmer about he methods used to improve soil health and therefore improve yields and resilience to climate variability. Learn more about soil health, the benefits of cover cropping and discuss with peers what we can take take and adapt on farms in the upper Wimmera.
Bus departs from Albion Carpark, Stawell. Meals provided. RSVP by 29 September 2016.