23rd May (Moulamein NSW) Feeding and Managing Sheep in Dry Times To assist producers in making feeding decisions easier and clearer during the current dry growing season, Central Murray BestWool BestLamb and Murray Local Land Services are running free workshops for livestock graziers. Facilitator, Geoff Duddy (Sheep Solutions) will cover: what to feed, meeting stock feed needs and confinement feeding-saving your pasture base and money! RSVP Rick Ellis on 0428 372 357 or click here
14th June (Barham NSW) Business and Technology Forum Strengthen your business through a series of presentations designed to improve your business management and analysis skills, provide practical information about product diversification, marketing and information on the latest innovations for water and harvest management. To register, contact Laura Kaylock on 0431236045 or click here
22nd May (Deniliquin NSW) Advanced Chemical Spray Application Training Attendees of the course will receive free chemical refresher training to update their certification. The course also includes a worksite visit to calibrate sprayers and test on-farm equipment. To register contact Cath on 02 6345 5815 or 0437455818.
23rd May (Kerang VIC) Bill's Astro Garden Star Party Join Bill Astro for an evening of fun and excitement as we try to break a Guiness World Record! This free community event will include a screening of Stargazing Live with Brian Cox.
30-31st May (Melbourne VIC) National Science Exchange 2018 ‘Biosecurity built on science for agriculture and the environment’ brings together the Cooperative Research Centre family to share knowledge and ideas and lead to innovative and cooperative research that will deliver impact for end users.
7th June (Wakool NSW) RGA Branch AGM
7th June (Deniliquin NSW) Grant Writing & Marketing Workshop This grant writing workshop will help guide you through the application process and provide the skills for formulating a project plan which aligns with the community need, and responds to the key objectives from the potential funder’s core strategies and plans. So you are not a marketing expert? No problem! This marketing workshop will help make your marketing efforts more productive and stretch your dollars further. Some tips and hints for focussing your time on the right things makes a big difference for you, your organisation and your audience. To RSVP contact Susie Buckley on 03 5881 9923.
13th June (Deniliquin NSW) Business and Technology Forum Strengthen your business through a series of presentations designed to improve your business management and analysis skills, provide practical information about product diversification, marketing and information on the latest innovations for water and harvest management. To register, contact Troy Mauger on 0417375168.
29th June (Deniliquin NSW) When My Culture Met Yours Have you stopped to pause and reflect on what makes up your culture? Who you are, what you represent? How is culture created and how can we better understand and include people who have a different cultural belief system to our own. Tonight we will be exploring all things culture with three local and inspiring speakers. Not to be missed.
4th July (Birchip VIC) GRDC Farm Business Update The GRDC Farm Business Update events drive innovation and adoption of improved farm business management practices across the grains industry. Cost: $30 per person and $20 for additional attendees.
9-11th July (Wagga Wagga NSW) Innovation Generation Conference Innovation Generation is the year’s best opportunity for under 35s in the grains industry to network, learn and be inspired. Over two and a half days the conference will bring together growers, agribusiness professionals, industry pioneers and innovators to explore a diverse range of issues, ideas and opportunities. Register here.
26th July (Moama NSW) GRDC Update The GRDC Grains Research Update events are for agronomists, consultants, researchers and growers to see and discuss the latest in research and to network with their peers about how to apply new and relevant information to the latest farming systems. Cost: $30 per person and $20 for additional attendees.
31st July - 2nd August (Melbourne VIC) Australian Grains Industry Conference The AGIC 2018 program will canvas critical topics affecting the industry today and into the future. Global and Australian experts will speak at the Conference and participate in panel sessions. The ever-popular “CEO’s in Conversation” session will also return this year.