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Workshops to help producers with electronic ID
Mon., 06/02/2017, 9:30 am – Wed., 15/02/2017, 12:00 pm ACST
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Agriculture Victoria is conducting a series of information sessions across the Wimmera, Mallee and French Island to assist sheep and goat producers with the adoption of electronic identification across the industry.
From 1 January 2017, sheep and goats born in Victoria will require an electronic National Livestock Identification System (NLIS) tag before they leave their property of birth.
These workshops will provide Victorian producers with an overview of the standards and support available to help transition to the mandatory use of electronic ear tags.
Topics of the workshops include:
• Timelines for the implementation of electronic identification (EID)
• What producers will need to do to meet the requirements
• Transition Package – details of the $17.06 million package to support industry, including:
- cost-neutral tags for producers
- grants for the purchase of optional infrastructure (including hardware and software)
- question and answer session
Workshops will run for approximately 2.5 hours across the state between February 6 to 15, 2017.
Locations include, St Arnaud, Birchip, Swan Hill, Ouyen, Horsham, Edenhope, Kaniva and French Island.
To book a session near you: click on the green register button (top right), scroll down to choose a workshop near you from the list, and go to checkout to complete your registration.
If you have any problems registering please call 03 5761 1647 or email email@example.com
More details on locations below:
ST ARNAUD - Monday 6th February 2017 St Arnaud Town Hall, 40 Napier Street, St Arnaud. - 9.30am registration and morning tea for a 10am start - 12 noon finish
BIRCHIP - Tuesday 7th February 2017 Birchip Community Leisure Centre, Corner Morrison and Johnson Streets, Birchip - 9.30am registration and morning tea for a 10am start - 12 noon finish
SWAN HILL - Wednesday 8th February 2017. The Grain Shed Church of Christ, 2-8 King Street, Swan Hill - 9.30am registration and morning tea for a 10am start - 12 noon finish
FRENCH ISLAND - Wednesday 8th February 2017 French Island War Memorial Hall, Tankerton - 11.00am registration and start to 2.00pm - lunch included
OUYEN - Thursday 9th February 2017 Ouyen Football Clubrooms, 6 Calder Highway, Ouyen - 12.00 noon registration and lunch for a 12.30 start - 2pm finish
HORSHAM - Monday 13th February 2017 Horsham DEDJTR Office, 110 Natimuk Rd, Horsham - 9.30am registration and morning tea for a 10am start - 12 noon finish
EDENHOPE - Tuesday 14th February 2017 Edenhope Football/Netball Clubrooms, 20 Moss Street, Edenhope - 9.30am registration and morning tea for a 10am start - 12 noon finish
KANIVA - Wednesday 15th February 2017 Kaniva Hall Supper Rooms Baker Street, Kaniva - 9.30am registration and morning tea for a 10am start - 12 noon finish