Kohatu Farm Field Day September 22nd - Topic Soil Testing
Aug
22
10:00am10:00am

Kohatu Farm Field Day September 22nd - Topic Soil Testing

Farm Field Day – September 22, 2017
Location – Kohatu Farm – Linda & Boyd Matson – 178 Mangakahia Road, Maungatapere – Northland
Date – September 22, 2017
Time – 10:00 – 2:00 Morning tea provided bring your own lunch
Cost: $20.00 – free to ODPG and Northland Biological Dairy Group Members
Registration Required contact Steve Erickson at info@chaossprings.co.nz 

About the day. This field day will start with an open discussion about the various methods of testing your farm to assess its health and productivity. We will look at soil and plant testing, biological tests and Visual soil assessments. The discussion will be led by Steve Erickson who has 35 years of growing experience and has done a wide range of testing on his farm in Waihi.  We will then have a presentation from Linda and Boyd Matson about their farm and a farm walk to look at pasture soils and stock.

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May
10
to May 12

Composting with Molly Haviland

Thermal and Worm Composting 3-Day Course with Molly Haviland, of Haviland Earth Regeneration, May 10 - 12, 2017

Kiwi Fertiliser in conjunction with Chaos Springs and MyNOKE Compost are proud to host Molly Haviland for this intensive 3-day course in which she will share her profound knowledge about thermal and worm composting, and the benefits of their application in modern eco-agriculture. This course consists of 2 days of classroom learning at the Hotel Armitage in Tauranga, followed by a 1 day Field Trip to Chaos Springs Farm in Waihi.  

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Organic Dairy & Pastoral Group Open Day
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16
9:00am 9:00am

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For those NEW to ORGANICS and those EXPERIENCED in ORGANICS, The Organic Dairy & Pastoral Group presents a FARMER to FARMER Information Day. 

Join us at Chaos Springs farm for an inspiring day with an outstanding group of seasoned organic farmers. Discussion topics include Soils, Pasture Management, Weed Management, Animal Health, Dealing with Drought, and Coping with Audits. Registration is essential.

Click here for more information and to register.

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Holistic Grazing - John King
Nov
24
to Nov 25

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Join John King for two days of robust discussion about the future of grazing, livestock, and enhancing landscape function. Improve your grazing observation skills, management and improve lifestyle by having livestock at the right place at the right time for the right reason.

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