Carbon, Emissions & Natural Capital 101

Join us for an introductory talk about on-farm carbon, emissions and natural capital. Led by Cam Nicholson (Nicon Rural Services) and Clare Edwards (DPI On-Farm Carbon Advice) the workshop will cover:

· The basics: carbon farming, on-farm emissions, natural capital

· Why and how you can measure carbon, emissions or natural capital on your farm

· Current and emerging risks for farmers

· Current and emerging opportunities for farmers, including sequestration, productivity,

tools and markets

This roadshow is visiting three locations over three days:

TUMUT, Mendrinas at Brooklyn, Tuesday 24th October, 9.30am to 12.30pm

HOLBROOK, Holbrook RSL, Wednesday 25th October, 9.30am to 12.30pm

WANGANELLA, Wanganella Hall, Thursday 26th October, 9.30am to 12.30pm

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Speakers bios include:

Cam Nicholson: Cam Nicholson is a director of Nicon Rural Services, a consulting business near Geelong working with the grazing and cropping industries. Cam has worked in pasture agronomy and soils for 35 years and has been involved in many farmer programs for the GRDC, MLA, Landcare and the current Future Drought Fund. He provides consultancy advice to farmers and lectures on animal and pasture systems at Marcus Oldham College. His most recent work has focussed on understanding and discussing risk in farming businesses, carbon accounting and decision making. Cam recently helped revamp information and tools for MLA on pastures and soils.

Clare Edwards: Clare Edwards is a Development Officer (Carbon) with the NSW DPI On-farm Carbon Advice Project. Her current role is to support landholders in their carbon journey through workshops, field days and resource materials. Previously, she was a Senior Lands Services Officer (Pastures) with the Central Tablelands Local Land Services for nine years where she advised landholders in their decisions around soil, pastures, and grazing management. Prior to that position, she worked as an extension agronomist with NSW DPI on the Northern Tablelands for 17 years.

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