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October 2019

Breeding EDGE Workshop | Hughenden, Queensland

October 14 @ 8:00 am - October 16 @ 5:00 pm
Hughenden, Qld Hughenden, Qld 4821 Australia + Google Map
$1750

Breeding EDGE is a three-day workshop designed to assist producers improve and refine their breeder herd management and genetic improvement plans using genetic and reproductive knowledge and technologies, to achieve desired production targets.

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Herbicide Behaviour Workshop (Moree)

October 15 @ 8:30 am - October 16 @ 1:00 pm
Moree Services Club, Albert Street
Moree, NSW
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$165

A thorough understanding of how herbicides work assists agronomists and growers to maximise herbicide performance. When confronted with a range of weed problems and environmental conditions, the challenge is to optimise the results in the field. Knowing what weeds will be controlled from a herbicide application is the easy bit – it’s on the label. More challenging questions include: Why do herbicides perform or fail in some situations? Critical comments on the label. Why do they exist and how were…

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Summer Weed Management, Changes To 2,4-D Use & Better Spray Coverage – Dalwallinu

October 15 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Liebe Group Conference Room, Johnston St
Dalwallinu, WA 6609 Australia
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Free

This half-day workshop is supported by the Liebe Group and DPIRD and is designed to give growers the knowledge and skills to correctly identify summer weeds early and select the best herbicides and non-herbicide techniques to manage them while preparing for the 2019 cropping season.

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Horticulture And Nursery Project Consultation Workshop – Darwin

October 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

Skills Impact is currently reviewing and updating the nationally accredited Training Package components so that training delivered across Australia meets the needs of the horticulture and nursery industries. This review will ensure the workforce will have the skills and knowledge that industry requires now and into the future. Registrations are now open to attend the Horticulture and Nursery industry consultation workshops across Australia. Ensure your state/territory’s industry perspective on training is captured and documented. Should you know anyone who would…

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Southern BusinessEDGE – Robe

October 16 - October 17
Robe, SA Robe, SA 5276 Australia + Google Map
$1500

BusinessEDGE workshops have been run across Northern Australia since 2010 with over 500 participants completing the course so far. This course follows from that experience and has been modified to have specific relevance to southern Australia, while still retaining all the key financial and business principles. Each participant will receive a full set of background and course notes, a hard copy of the PowerPoint presentation used for teaching, and a USB drive with a suite of spreadsheet based decision support…

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BusinessEDGE For Grazing Businesses – Robe

October 16 - October 17
Robe, SA Robe, SA 5276 Australia + Google Map
Free

BusinessEDGE workshops have been run across northern Australia since 2010 with over 500 participants completing the course so far. This course follows from that experience and has been modified to have specific relevance to southern Australia, while still retaining all the key financial and business principles. Each participant will receive a full set of background and course notes, a hardcopy of the PowerPoint presentation used for teaching, and a USB drive with a suite of spreadsheet based decision support tools…

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Business EDGE Workshop | Robe, SA

October 16 @ 8:30 am - October 17 @ 5:00 pm
Robe, SA Robe, SA 5276 Australia + Google Map
$1500

Business EDGE is a comprehensive two-day workshop for owners and managers of grazing enterprises. It’s specifically designed to improve financial literacy and business skills. Business EDGE workshops have been run across northern Australia since 2010 with over 500 participants completing the course so far. This course follows from that experience and has been modified to have specific relevance to southern Australia, while still retaining all the key financial and business principles. Each participant will receive a full set of background…

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Horticulture And Nursery Project Consultation Workshop – Perth

October 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

Skills Impact is currently reviewing and updating the nationally accredited Training Package components so that training delivered across Australia meets the needs of the horticulture and nursery industries. This review will ensure the workforce will have the skills and knowledge that industry requires now and into the future. Registrations are now open to attend the Horticulture and Nursery industry consultation workshops across Australia. Ensure your state/territory’s industry perspective on training is captured and documented. Should you know anyone who would…

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Herbicide Behaviour Workshop (Toowoomba)

October 17 @ 8:30 am - October 18 @ 1:00 pm
Toowoomba, Qld Toowoomba, Qld 4350 Australia + Google Map
$165

A thorough understanding of how herbicides work assists agronomists and growers to maximise herbicide performance. When confronted with a range of weed problems and environmental conditions, the challenge is to optimise the results in the field. Knowing what weeds will be controlled from a herbicide application is the easy bit – it’s on the label. More challenging questions include: Why do herbicides perform or fail in some situations? Critical comments on the label. Why do they exist and how were…

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Mareeba Farm Safety Workshop

October 17 @ 8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Jackaroo Motel, 340 Byrnes St
Mareeba, Qld 4880 Australia
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Free

Join AgForce North for a free practical, hands-on session on keeping your people safe and business out of trouble. A practical workshop to keep your people safe and your business out of trouble. Take the next steps for a safe business. Speakers: Helen Clanchy (Workplace Health and Safety Qld) Cam Cuthill (Polaris Australia) – Quad bikes, their use and safety Garry Nichols (Safety Advocate) – “A small lapse in concentration and you could end up seriously injured - or worse”

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Summer Weed Management, Changes To 2,4-D Use And Better Spray Coverage – Lake Grace

October 17 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Lake Grace Sports Pavillion, Bishop Street
Lake Grace, WA 6353
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Free

This half-day workshop is supported by L.I.F.T. and is designed to give growers the knowledge and skills to correctly identify summer weeds early and select the best herbicides and non-herbicide techniques to manage them while preparing for the 2019 cropping season.

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Mapping Workshop – Tansey

October 17 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tansey Bowls Club, Burnett Highway
Tansey, Qld 4601 Australia
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Free

Burnett Mary Regional Group invites you to a mapping workshop. Learn how to: draw fencelines, add water points, measure paddock sizes, find out differences in elevation and more. Use Qld Globe to access layers on: vegetation management, regional ecosystems, flora trigger areas, land types, soil sites and SmartMaps.

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Summer Weed Management, Changes To 2,4-D Use And Better Spray Coverage – Narrogin

October 17 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Duke of York Hotel, 34 Federal St
Narrogin, WA 6312 Australia
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Free

This evening workshop is designed to give growers the knowledge and skills to correctly identify summer weeds early and select the best herbicides and non-herbicide techniques to manage them while preparing for the 2019 cropping season. Topics covered: better spray application in summer. The new regulations on the use of 2,4-D and how it affects summer spraying. How to get the best control and stay within the regulations. weed identification with special reference to locally important weeds – a mix of theory…

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Mount Surprise Farm Safety Workshop

October 18 @ 8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Bedrock Village, Lot 1 Garnet Street
Mount Surprise, Qld 4871 Australia
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Free

Join AgForce North for a free practical, hands-on session on keeping your people safe and business out of trouble. A practical workshop to keep your people safe and your business out of trouble. Take the next steps for a safe business. Speakers: Helen Clanchy (Workplace Health and Safety Qld) Cam Cuthill (Polaris Australia) – Quad bikes, their use and safety Garry Nichols (Safety Advocate) – “A small lapse in concentration and you could end up seriously injured - or worse”

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Every Bit Counts – Serrated Tussock Management (Bungonia)

October 18 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Bungonia, NSW Bungonia, NSW 2580 Australia + Google Map
Free

The Small Farms Network invites you to attend our Serrated Tussock Management workshop with Chris Houghton (Agristrategies Consultants) at Bungonia. This event will help you to understand: identification, biology and spread of serrated tussock and perennial grass weeds best management practice, suitable controls and how to use a zone management approach seedbank depletion and encouraging competition from other plants practical tips and points to develop your serrated tussock control plan how to apply these principles to other invasive perennial grasses,…

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Workplace Relations Update Workshop – Walgett

October 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Walgett CWA Rooms Walgett, NSW 2832 Australia + Google Map
Free

Come and attend the workshop to stay informed with the latest developments in workplace relations and stay on top of your obligations as employers. Gracia Kusuma, NSW Farmers' Workplace Relations Director will give an update on: Recent changes in agriculture related awards Regular casual employment Record Keeping Farm Safety Initiatives Bring any employment related question or issues that you may have to the workshop and we will be more than happy to address them. A light lunch will be provided…

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Nutrition EDGE Workshop | Clermont, Queensland

October 22 @ 8:30 am - October 24 @ 5:00 pm
Clermont Clermont, QLD Australia + Google Map
$1750

Nutrition EDGE is a three-day workshop and practical session covering all aspects of animal nutrition. Participants will be able to make better decisions to achieve their herd performance targets through improved breeder fertility, weight gains, reduced mortality, optimal use of supplements and overall management.

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Silage Growing & Feeding Workshop – Kialla

October 22 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
The Woolshed, 7719 Goulburn Valley Hwy
Kialla, Vic 3631 Australia
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Free

About The Workshop Dr Mike Allen from Michigan State University USA will present on the benefits of Maize Silage in the feed ration in terms of Animal health effects and Feed Quality, Animal Nutritionists from Feedworks Hugh Archibald & Ian Sawyer will present on the Australian dairy diet and why it should include Maize Silage and Jason Scott from Pioneer Seeds will present on growing Maize silage to get maximum benefits from it. DISCOUNT COUPON For any Silage feed tests…

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South East Soils – Knowing Your Nodules (Bega)

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Bega Bega, NSW 2550 Australia + Google Map
Free

South East Local Land Services is running a series of workshops across the region for land managers interested in pasture legumes. The workshops will deliver information and hands on learning that will include: the role of legumes in pasture systems legume nodulation influence of soil pH and other soil characteristics on nodulation how to identify if your nodules are fit and healthy how to improve nodulation and nitrogen fixation. Lunch & morning tea is provided. This activity is delivered through…

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Vertebrate Pesticide Training (Sutton Forest)

October 25 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Sutton Forest Hall, Illawarra Highway
Sutton Forest, NSW 2577
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$33

The training will cover: legislation and legal obligations baiting techniques toxicity storage transport how to reduce non-target exposure.

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Stepping Back Workshop – Rochester

October 29 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Criterion Hotel Rochester, 49 MacKay St
Rochester, Vic 3561 Australia
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Free

Stepping Back or leaving the industry? Have a plan to transition or exit the industry smoothly and on your own terms.  

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ABARES Regional Outlook conference – Warragul

October 30
West Gippsland Arts Centre, Smith St & Albert Street
Warragul, VIC 3820 Australia
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Join ABARES and delegates from around the Gippsland region as we examine the key issues for agriculture at sessions on Investing in primary industries and growing our future; New and innovative approaches to agricultural production and Innovation in financing and value adding. Come and meet local producers and industry speakers to discuss a range of issues including what lies ahead for key commodities, farm performance, and innovative approaches to financing and value adding. Bring your colleagues and clients to this…

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Livestock Advisor Updates | Perth, WA

October 30 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Novotel Perth Langley, 221 Adelaide Terrace
Perth, WA 6000 Australia
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$100

Livestock Advisor Updates are regionally relevant, one-day technical workshops held in northern, southern and western Australia. The workshops provide opportunities for livestock advisors to: learn about the latest red meat R&D gain skills, tools and knowledge to increase your offering to clients network with your peers. The program for the workshop is being tailored to the needs of advisors working with producers in Western Australia. The Livestock Advisor Updates program aims to support the entry of less experienced/new industry participants…

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Stepping Back Workshop – Tatura

October 30 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
AgVic Tatura, 255 Ferguson Rd
Tatura, VIC 3616 Australia
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Free

Stepping Back or leaving the industry? Have a plan to transition or exit the industry smoothly and on your own terms.

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Herbicide Behaviour Workshop (Gunnedah)

October 31 @ 8:30 am - November 1 @ 1:00 pm
Gunnedah Shire Band Hall, South St
Gunnedah, NSW 2380 Australia
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$165

A thorough understanding of how herbicides work assists agronomists and growers to maximise herbicide performance. When confronted with a range of weed problems and environmental conditions, the challenge is to optimise the results in the field. Knowing what weeds will be controlled from a herbicide application is the easy bit – it’s on the label. More challenging questions include: Why do herbicides perform or fail in some situations? Critical comments on the label. Why do they exist and how were…

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Getting Started – Business Ready Workshop TAMWORTH

October 31 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tamworth Services Club, 199 Marius St
Tamworth, NSW 2340 Australia
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Free

The Young Farmer Business Program is pleased to present 'Getting Started - Business Ready' workshop in Tamworth on 31 Ocotober 2019 This FREE workshop will teach young farmers and growers about getting set up in business.

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November 2019

Recycling Right With Yellow Bin Workshop – Rockhampton

November 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Southside Library, 230 Bolsover Stree
Rockhampton, QLD 4700 Australia
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Free

Recycle right!  Every can, piece of paper, cardboard box, plastic container and glass bottle we put in our yellow lid wheelie bin makes a difference.  Bring the whole family along to this interactive workshop.  You’ll build a recycle city from recyclable items, take up the ‘sort it’ recycling bin challenge and become official Recycling Heroes!  Plus take home useful goodies and practical household tips to help you live more sustainably!

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Nutrition EDGE Workshop | Katherine, NT

November 12 @ 8:30 am - November 14 @ 5:00 pm
Katherine Katherine, NT 0850 Australia + Google Map
$1750

Nutrition EDGE is a three-day workshop and practical session covering all aspects of animal nutrition. Participants will be able to make better decisions to achieve their herd performance targets through improved breeder fertility, weight gains, reduced mortality, optimal use of supplements and overall management.

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Charleville Computer Property Mapping Workshop

November 12 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Charleville, Qld Charleville, Qld 4470 Australia + Google Map
Free

Free one-day AgForce computer mapping workshop supported by the DAF Grazing Futures program. An opportunity to work on mapping your own property.

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Herbicide Behaviour Workshop (Melbourne)

November 12 @ 8:30 am - November 13 @ 1:00 pm
Best Western Airport Motel, 33 Ardlie St
Attwood, Vic 3049 Australia
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$165

A thorough understanding of how herbicides work assists agronomists and growers to maximise herbicide performance. When confronted with a range of weed problems and environmental conditions, the challenge is to optimise the results in the field. Knowing what weeds will be controlled from a herbicide application is the easy bit – it’s on the label. More challenging questions include: Why do herbicides perform or fail in some situations? Critical comments on the label. Why do they exist and how were…

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Thargomindah Computer Property Mapping Workshop

November 13 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thargomindah Thargomindah, Qld 4482 Australia + Google Map
Free

Free one-day AgForce computer mapping workshop supported by the DAF Grazing Futures program. An opportunity to work on mapping your own property.

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Vertebrate Pesticide & Canid Pest Ejector Training (Goulburn)

November 13 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
LLS office, South East, 159 Auburn St
Goulburn, NSW 2580 Australia
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$33

The VPT training runs from 9:30am-12:30pm the CPE training will run from 1.00pm and will cover: legislation and legal obligations baiting techniques toxicity storage transport how to reduce non-target exposure

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Eromanga Computer Property Mapping Workshop

November 14 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Eromanga, Qld Eromanga, Qld 4480 Australia + Google Map
Free

Free one-day AgForce computer mapping workshop supported by the DAF Grazing Futures program. An opportunity to work on mapping your own property.  

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Sheep Classing Workshop | Ivanhoe, NSW

November 15 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Bellevue, NSW Ivanhoe, NSW 2878 Australia + Google Map
$10

Potential productivity and profitability is driven by a flock’s genetic basis. This is determined by an owners breeding objective, ram selection and flock classing procedure. Chris Bowman will be guiding participants through a half day practical session targeted at improving the profitability of sheep enterprises with visual and objective classing techniques, and how the latest technology can be used to help make on farm decisions. The aim of this workshop is to provide basic information for producers to develop a…

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December 2019

DIY Green Festive Decorations Workshop – Rockhampton

December 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Southside Library, 230 Bolsover Stree
Rockhampton, QLD 4700 Australia
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Free

The gift of giving and celebrating over the festive season doesn’t have to cost you or the environment. Come along to this free, family-friendly workshop and learn how to upcycle everyday items into beautiful gifts and reusable festive decorations. You’ll also take home some useful goodies and practical household tips to help you live more sustainably!

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