Membership to the organisation is for farmers and regional food producers. By becoming a member of Southern Dirt, you will have access to a range of research activities and community support initiatives relevant to your region. You will also have the chance to participate in groundbreaking trials and research, and be notified of and receive assistance with funding opportunities, value adding, processing and business development. Members from other regions are welcome and can access many of our initiatives virtually. If you would like to start a hub in your region, let us know. 


NEW PEEL HUB GROWER MEMBERSHIP

For a limited time only, Peel Development Commission are providing all producers within the Peel region with a completely FREE grower membership until August 2021!

GROWER MEMBERSHIP

Available for all small to medium scale producers

Benefits

  • Free or discounted entry to Southern DIRT field days and workshops for all employees of your business.
  • Quarterly electronic newsletters
  • Fortnightly email updates (including all of the relevant workshops being held in the Southern DIRT region).
  • Assistance from the Southern DIRT Project Officer with funding applications and enquiries.
  • The opportunity to participate in trials and the latest research, including hosting on-farm trials
  • Early Bird opportunities to participate in various Southern DIRT initiatives
  • Member only events

SOUTHERN DIRT YOUNG FARMERS MEMBERSHIP

Benefits

  • Access to SD Young Farmer events
  • Educational opportunities
  • Early Bird opportunities to participate in various Southern DIRT initiatives
  • Member only events and workshops

COMMERCIAL MEMBERSHIP

Commercial Membership is available to companies and organisations associated with marketing commercial goods and services and large scale producers

Benefits

  • Quarterly electronic newsletters
  • Fortnightly email updates (including all of the relevant workshops being held in the Southern DIRT region).
  • Discounted attendance for 2 representatives at Southern DIRT events and workshops.
  • Opportunity to be involved in joint projects.
  • Member only Events

ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP

Associate Membership is $550 and available to the following:

Not-for-profit groups

  • Non-commercial research organisations
  • Universities

As an Associate Member of Southern DIRT, your group or organisation will receive:

  • Fortnightly email updates (including all of the relevant workshops being held in the Southern DIRT region).

  • Opportunity to be involved in joint projects and share resources as appropriate