Previous Projects We've Completed

Whilst not exhaustive the following is a list of projects that have been conducted by Cultivate (previously known as CHAF)

  • Acidic Soils workshops
  • BEIP - Weather Station Project
  • BEIP Weather Station Project
  • Biodiesel Fesability Project
  • Corangamite CMA Moorabool Landscape Zone Project.
  • Development of a Potato Cluster
  • Energy and Water seminars - Focused on efficiencies in water and energy use for irrigated horticultural production.
  • “Evaluation of Increased Cropping as a Strategy to combat effect of Climate Change on Profitability of Grazing" - Farm Ready Project in Moorabool Shire
  • Export Development and Networking Workshops
  • Farming Into The 21st Century Program support and sponsorship
  • Honey Bee Blues Seminar
  • Life After Farming - Included Skills Audit and Skills for Change Project.
  • Malasian Chef's Project
  • Management of EverGraze Project. (National Landcare Funded project)
  • MLA Meat Profit Day
  • Mount Rowan
  • My Farm Store
  • National Evergraze Program - Included 26 farm based trial sites and coordinators across Victoria and Southern NSW.
  • Potato Cluster project
  • Regent Honey Eater Workshops in conjunction with Landcare and CMA's
  • Regional Bioenergy Working Group.
  • Regional Food Hub workshops
  • Strategic Directions and Marketing Plan
  • The Processing Potato Grower Benchmarking and Trend Project
  • The Well Connected Farmer seminars
  • Timber Cluster - R&D and workshops.
  • Victorian Agribusiness Summit—”Managing Farming Systems in a Changing Climate”
  • Women Leading Change Project and workshops

Projects Undertaken at the Demonstration Farm:

  • Cereal grain crop variety trials.
  • Pulse trials
  • Canola variety trials.
  • Long Term fertiliser trials.
  • Pasture variety trials.
  • Lucerne variety trials.
  • EverGraze—kikuyu trial.
  • Fungicide trial in canola.
  • Best wool Merinos for prime lamb production
  • Pasture cropping of native grasslands.
  • Mustard variety trials for biodiesel production.
  • Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
  • Efficient Use of Chemicals Course for farmers
  • Managing your soils course with CSIRO
  • Stubble management demonstration.
  • Yield Prophet has been established on the Demonstration Farm and two members farms.
  • Growing Blue Gums for Profit.
  • On-Farm Production of Biodiesel from oil seed crops.
  • Skills Development in the agriculture sector.
  • Export marketing projects including Export to Singapore workshop training.