Free Carbon Farming Seminar

Carbon Farming – A free seminar for landholders

Where: Bomaderry Bowling club, 154 Meroo Road, Bomaderry
Date: Friday 28 September, 2012
Time: 11 am – 3 pm
Morning tea and lunch provided

Overview of carbon farming and opportunities for agriculture
David Eyre (General Manager, Research & Development, NSW Farmers)
How carbon farming works, overview of methodologies including soil carbon and Nitrous Oxide,
funding for innovation, practical steps for getting involved and agronomic considerations.
Vegetation-based carbon schemes
Chris Andrew (Greening Australia)
Designing vegetation-based carbon schemes, the Environmental Plantings Methodology,
opportunities for land rehabilitation, land allocation issues, and practical examples.
Energy efficiency in agriculture
David Eyre
Linkages between carbon farming, clean technology and energy efficiency; opportunities for
energy innovation in agriculture; government incentives
Local support, opportunities and incentives to participate
Southern Rivers Catchment Management Authority

Please RSVP by 20 September for catering purposes:
Call David Banham on (02) 8251 1847 or email

This seminar is delivered through the Southern Rivers Regional Landcare Facilitator program. The event and
all associated material is supported by funding from the Australian Government Department of Agriculture,
Fisheries and Forestry as part of the Carbon Farming Initiative Communications Program.