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2019 Gallagher Landcare Fencing Grants are now open! Closing 31 May 2019

Landcare Australia is launching Gallagher Landcare Fencing Grants.    

The funding Gallagher is providing for these grants includes a combination of in-kind fencing and monetary support.  Eligible applicants throughout Australia are invited to apply for projects that align with improved grazing management and/or conservation.

Eligible applicants for the Gallagher Landcare Fencing Grants are invited to apply for an individual fencing project grant for up to $8,000 (ex-GST) including fencing materials – up to 12 grants are planned for 2019. Grants are open to Landcare, Coastcare and Junior Landcare groups; individual landholders, farmers and graziers and volunteer-based community groups.

Grant recipients will undertake fencing projects, using Gallagher products.

All projects must show tangible environmental or sustainable agriculture outcomes that align with one or both of the below priority areas:

•             Grazing management: Electric fencing for pasture management techniques using permanent or portable systems to subdivide paddocks for more effective grazing, maintaining groundcover and keeping the pasture fresh, high energy and palatable which ultimately leads to increased milk and meat production, and stabilises soils.

•             Conservation fencing: Installing conservation fencing to help exclude threats to valuable native plants and animals, such as: browsing or trampling by herbivores (including stock, rabbits, deer or kangaroos) and preventing damage from people.

For further eligibility criteria, grant guidelines and details on how to apply, click here!

Landcare Australia is launching Gallagher Landcare Fencing Grants.    

 

The funding Gallagher is providing for these grants includes a combination of in-kind fencing and monetary support.  Eligible applicants throughout Australia are invited to apply for projects that align with improved grazing management and/or conservation.

 

Eligible applicants for the Gallagher Landcare Fencing Grants are invited to apply for an individual fencing project grant for up to $8,000 (ex-GST) including fencing materials – up to 12 grants are planned for 2019. Grants are open to Landcare, Coastcare and Junior Landcare groups; individual landholders, farmers and graziers and volunteer-based community groups.

 

Grant recipients will undertake fencing projects, using Gallagher products. All projects must show tangible environmental or sustainable agriculture outcomes that align with one or both of the below priority areas:

 

             Grazing management: Electric fencing for pasture management techniques using permanent or portable systems to subdivide paddocks for more effective grazing, maintaining groundcover and keeping the pasture fresh, high energy and palatable which ultimately leads to increased milk and meat production, and stabilises soils.

 

             Conservation fencing: Installing conservation fencing to help exclude threats to valuable native plants and animals, such as: browsing or trampling by herbivores (including stock, rabbits, deer or kangaroos) and preventing damage from people.

 

For further eligibility criteria, grant guidelines and details on how to apply, click here!

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