FORWARD FARMING PROGRAM
Qld Farmers Federation is running a free “Forward Farming Program” at TAFE Qld Townsville (Pimlico) campus during Mach/April with 5 positions still available for anyone that may be interested.
QFF is looking for farm owners, farm workers and farm managers to be part of a targeted program.
The “Forward Farming Program”, addresses the foundational needs of farm leaders, to successfully build the skills and knowledge to plan and manage a sustainable farm business, overcoming risk and advancing farm operations with the latest use of farm technologies and performance management. The program is free and includes intensive training and mentoring.
WHAT WILL FARMING FORWARD GIVE YOU?
• An actionable plan for your farm
• One on One mentoring with an accredited business mentor
• Supportive farming networks
• Heaps of supporting learning and farming resources
• A look at the future of farming
The program will be delivered in four days over two weekends.
For any members interested additional information is attached as well as details on how to register.
CARBON FARMING AND LAND RESTORATION FUND WORKSHOPS
Interested in learning more as to how growers can restore the future of their land through the Qld Government’s Land Restoration Fund and at the same time provide an additional income stream?
The Queensland Government has partnered with the Queensland Farmers Federation to deliver a series of workshops across the state to help landholders apply for the Qld Government’s Land Restoration Fund. Free workshop is being held in Ayr.
When: Wednesday 4th March 2020
Time: 9.00am – 3.00pm AEST
Where: Burdekin Theatre, 161 Queen Street Ayr
To register your interest in attending please click here
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INQUIRY INTO THE IDENTIFICATION OF LEADING PRACTICES IN ENSURING EVIDENCE-BASED REGULATION OF FARM PRACTICES THAT IMPACT WATER QUALITY OUTCOMES IN THE GREAT BARRIER REEF
Burdekin District Cane Growers (BDCG) on behalf of its 3 collective member organisations lodged a submission with the Senate Standing Committees On Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee in relation to the above enquiry on 8th November 2019. Copy of submission lodged was uploaded to our web page for members information on 9th December 2019. As a result of submission lodged, BDCG has been extended an invitation by the Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee, to provide evidence at a public hearing, in relation to the committee’s inquiry. Details of hearing to be held are:
Date: Wednesday, 18 March 2020
Location: Venue TBC – Townsville
Appearance Time: 12.30pm to 1.15pm (panel session)
This will be an opportunity that the industry needs to take full advantage of and KCGO strongly encourages members to show their support of BDCG by attending in numbers and “packing the gallery” so to speak.
Additional information will be provided as it comes to hand
Dear LBW Irrigators
Please find attached an agenda for LBW’s upcoming Shed Meetings. The agenda for all meetings will be the same, whether it is held in the Southern or Northern Division, so you are very welcome to attend whichever meeting suits you best.
The first meeting is scheduled for tomorrow, Friday 14th February, at Will Pearce’s shed.
28 Ninth Street, Home Hill QLD 4806
112 Airdmillan Road | PO Box 720, Ayr QLD 4807
Tel: Home Hill (07) 4782 1703 | Ayr: (07) 4783 1988
Email: [email protected] | Web: www.lowerburdekinwater.com.au