South Canterbury/North Otago Branch: Carbon on Farm – Mt Peel Station

When and where

  • 15 Feb 2022
  • 1:00 pm
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  • Mt Peel Station 53 Waikari Road, Peel Forest 7990 South Canterbury
  • CPD points: 3.00

Join us for our first branch event of the year at Mt Peel Station, we will be joined by presenters to discuss Carbon on Farm.

Discussion topics will include:

  • The regulators requirements for forestry consents
  • Forestry Management under different climates including high country experience
  • Accurately predicting growth rates and measuring actual tree growth (compared to MPI lookup tables), how harvest management influences future growth
  • The carbon market
  • The Emissions Trading Scheme, both historical and proposed
  • He Waka Eke Noa - implications of Government policy on farmers
  • Returns from carbon vs pastoral farming
  • SOIL as storage for carbon

Presenters include:

  • Sarah Helleur, Orme and Associates presenting on regulations
  • Simeon Smaille, SCION scientist
  • Nick Ledgard, retiree SCION scientist
  • Andrew Simpson, Balmoral Station, Carbon farmer
  • Manager from Forest Management Limited
  • Johnny Acland, Mt Peel Station
  • Jonny O'Sullivan, Colliers, Timaru.

Please arrive for 1pm, sharing transport would be an advantage. Please email Tom Ward who is co-ordinating transport at if you would like to share.

Registration is compulsory for this event - register by clicking the blue registration/buy a ticket button.

3 CPD points

COVID-19 information

To meet Government Covid-19 rules under Traffic Light Red - The venue will be operating under the "My Vaccine Passport" government protocols. Vaccination certificate, scanning in and masks are to be worn for the event.

We will be maintaining safe physical distancing between delegates, restricting numbers to 100 delegates and provide access to hand sanitisers and washing facilities. If you are unwell, have any COVID-19 symptoms or have been at a location of interest recently, please do not attend the event. If anyone in your household is awaiting a Covid-19 test, is self-isolating or has recently self-isolated, please contact NZIPIM.