Small Landholder Information Service
Small Landholder Information Service (SLIS) delivers a holistic multi-message extension program designed to improve sustainable land management. This includes:
- targeted learning events
- a free enquiry service
- specialised website; and
- targeted information products pertinent to the issues facing small landholders.
Developing relationships and partnerships with regional Landcare groups, natural resource management coordinators, local presenters, contractors and community groups has been the hall mark of the project.
Latest Noteworthy Publication
|Noteworthy 60: The gooey details of beekeeping|
Beekeeping can be a rewarding hobby, but there are many things you need to consider if you are planning on managing beehives.
It is important to plan ahead for the coming season. Whether it be livestock, crops, pasture or weeds and disease, monitoring changes and addressing issues is vital to maintain your property in top condition. For information to build resilience into your farming enterprise and deal with seasonal challenges please select a month below.
You don't need to be a fifth generation landholder to feel confident in managing your land. We can provide you with direct links to similar networks or agencies who can assist you in making the best of your property. If you would like to be advised of upcoming SLIS events or to receive our quarterly newsletter please register your details with us.
You can join SLIS online.
To register for the new SLIS e-newsletter, click here.
Fresh Food Link
Fresh Food Link (FFL) is a Small Landholder Information Service initiative connecting smaller producers directly with suppliers, processors, value adders and markets.
- NW 5 - Cattle ownership is a serious step
- NW 10 - Supplementary feeding , keeping livestock healthy during summer
- NW 13 - Owning livestock: brands identification and movement
- NW 18 - Livestock husbandry for love and money
- NW 22 - All in favour of Alpacas
- NW 26 - Keep Sheep Parasites at Bay
- NW 30 - Equine Management Plans and your local Shire
- NW 31 - Horse keeping on small properties
- NW 53 - Small animals, small industry, big opportunity
- NW 54 - Keeping backyard chickens
- NW 56 - Tackling Dry Times - Livestock and Paddock Management
- NW 57 - Using Agistment to Your Benefit
- NW 60 - The gooey details of beekeeping
- Small landholders – Cattle production
- Lice in Cattle
- Lice in Sheep
- Worm control in Cattle
- Sheep worms
- NW 25 - The big "Little Rock" story
- NW 32 - Living the dream
- NW 36 - Eagle Vale Olives reach for the sky
- NW 39 - Capretto: the world's most popular meat
- NW 43 - Harvey Cheese - from milk vendor to icon cheese maker
- NW 46 - Fruity Fanatics - fanatical about 'fresh'
- NW 52 - Bare Crush: from adversity to achievement
- NW 55 - Levanda Grove - Leaving it all Behind
- NW 17 - Understanding the economics of farming
- NW 21 - Tax implications of being a farmer
- NW 23 - Insurance - are you covered
- NW 33 - Fresh Food Link...are you connected?
- NW 37 - Co-ops - competing against the big guys
- NW 44 - Marketing - making it work
- NW 48 - Business planning - being successful is not about luck
- NW 49 - Quality assurance - food for thought
- NW 59 - Direct selling - going straight to the consumer
- NW 1 - Spray safe, stay safe
- NW 2 - First time fencing unravelled
- NW 3 - Handle handy ATVs with respect
- NW 4 - Chainsaws for the small landholder
- NW 15 - Finding the right advice
- NW 20 - Be fire smart this summer
- NW 24 - Got a small property? You need a property plan!
- NW 27 - Weathering Winter Storms... are you ready?
- NW 40 - What to consider when leasing
- NW 45 - Creating an enjoyable cattle yard experience
- NW 51 - Windbreaks - protecting your property
- NW 58 - Tackling Dry Times - Homestead and Food Crops
- Buying a small property
- Preventing Tree Damage
- Selecting Tree Varieties
- Oaten Hay Production
- NW 9 - Soil Testing – Accurate samples yield better results
- NW 11 - Soil matters - managing erosion on your property
- NW 12 - Pastures ready.....set....grow!
- NW 14 - Dealing with a late break; managing soil
- NW 16 - Soil acidity needs your attention
- NW 34 - Productive Pasture Management
- NW 38 - The cost of summer weeds
- Annual Pasture Establishment on the Swan Coastal Plain
- Farm Track and Fire Break Erosion
- Headland and stock track erosion
- Manure Management
- NW 6 - Blue-green algae
- NW 7 - Water quality critical for livestock
- NW 8 - Water, sufficient summer supplies save lives
- NW 19 - Water supplies for the small rural holding
- NW 41 - Waterwise irrigation - big benefits for small properties
- NW 42 - Waterwise supplies for livestock
- NW 47 - Calculating dam capacity
|Events We Are Attending||Date||Location||Additional Information|
|Bush Regeneration Workshop||15th May 2013||Busselton||event flyer|
|Get Connected (getting online)||15th May 2013||Manjimup||event flyer|
|iMarket (digital marketing)||22nd May 2013||Manjimup||event flyer|
|Field Day||26th May 2013||Gidgegannup||link to website|
|Nannup Flower & Garden Festival||15-18th August 2013||Nannup||link to website|
Should you have any further queries regarding the Small Landholder Information Service, please contact the team directly at email@example.com.
|You can also contact the team members at the details below.|
p: +61 8 9733 7705
f: +61 8 9733 2377
p: +61 8 9780 6213
f: +61 8 9780 6136