Export Facilitators Project
The Export Facilitators project will provide resources and extension support to help vegetable growers become export ready. In addition to this support, the project will also provide funding to assist eligible export ready vegetable growers in preparing export plans for their business. To find out more about the project, view the flyer here or contact Tasmanian facilitator Ian Locke on firstname.lastname@example.org
Safety Ready Program for Growers
Safe Ag Systems is offering a program for growers to assess their growing operation's overall safety and their readiness for managing a safe system of work.
This course, to be taken at participants' own pace, will take growers through a self-assessment of their safety readiness, modules on understanding their safety risks and how to implement a safe system of work, and a final self-assessment of their farm safety knowledge and compliance readiness. For more information, please call Safe Ag Systems on 08 8490 0939 or visit the Safe Ag Systems website.
Food Safety Training Scholarships
The Duane Leadbetter Award, backed by AUS-MEAT, supports two people aspiring to be a Food Safety Auditor, one from the Meat Processing Industry and one from the Horticulture Industry. The award gives funding of up to $5000 to complete a Lead Auditor Food Safety Training course. Deadline 31 July 2018. More? Visit the AUSMEAT website
Farm Business Management Skill Set
Farmers who are just starting out or wanting to take their business to the next level have an opportunity to strengthen their business management skills with funding from the Queensland Government to undertake the AHCSS00025 Farm Business Management Skill Set. The training aims to enhance practical business skills and covers business planning, budgeting, risk management and performance management. It will provide the essential knowledge needed to more effectively manage your farm and will help you to identify areas for improvement. Farm owners and farm business managers who are keen to take up this great opportunity are invited to register their interest.