Managing Wet Soils to Minimize Damage by Livestock

September 26, 2014 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
1784 Westernport Road
Heath Hill VIC 3981
South Gippsland Landcare Network
03 5662 5759

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“Managing wet soils to minimize damage by livestock”

Friday September 26th, 2014 1.00pm start – 4.00pm 1784 Westernport Road, Heath Hill


  • At significant cost Chris and Joe are tackling their wet soils and aiming to manage their river flats for optimal production. It is an ongoing challenge.
  • By working closely with Melbourne Water and Landcare, this farm has been transformed with tracks, subdivision, stock containment areas and pasture renovation.
  • Benita Kelsall, DEPI will lead discussions around options for farmers to manage wet soils.
  • Louise Kerferd, Melbourne Water will discuss the role of the flood plain in river health.
  • Afternoon tea provided.RSVP to South Gippsland Landcare Network by September 22nd on 56625759 or email

    This is part of a discussion group exploring sustainable farm practices as part of “Demonstrating Sustainable Farm Practices in Western Port, Port Phillip and Yarra catchments” project.