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Fleurieu Farming Systems (FSS)

The new board from left: Alistair Carmichael, Alice Morley, Peter Filsell, Keith Parkes, Melissa Rebbeck, Alistair Just and Sandy Nott. Missing is Amy Williams pictured above and Wes Hurrell.

Primary Contact Melissa Rebbeck
Phone 0427 273 727
Email [email protected]
Website https://fleurieufarming.systems

 

The Fleurieu Forward Farming steering committee was formed in April 2016, as a cooperative venture between the Parawa Agricultural Bureau and the Fleurieu Beef Group, also involving local independent agribusiness consultants, to provide oversight for projects looking at soil fertility and health issues that affect pasture and thus grazing enterprise productivity, in the western Fleurieu Peninsula sub-region of SA. The Group has since become incorporated with a new motivated, appropriately skilled governing Board being appointed to drive the group forward to its next stage of development.

  • Define and continuously review whole of region farming systems research, developmentĀ and extension opportunities, that benefit landholders on the Fleurieu Peninsula
  • Invigorate and add value to existing landholder groups that operate on the Fleurieu Peninsula
  • Screen, prioritise and approve project ideas
  • Be aware of funding opportunities and timeframes
  • Ensure effective communication of project outcomes
  • Provide effective governance for Fleurieu Forward Farming, including oversight of the FFF Operations Group

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