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Ticket Type Remaining Price * Fee Quantity
Hamilton 26th April, 9th May & 10th May
DEDJTR 915 Mt Napier Road Hamilton
4 Tickets $100.00 $0.00
Bairnsdale 27th April, 16th May & 17th May
Bairnsdale DELWP 574 Main Street Bairnsdale
4 Tickets $100.00 $0.00
Horsham 14th, 20th & 21st June
Horsham, DEDJTR 110 Natimuk Road Horsham
9 Tickets $100.00 $0.00
Maryborough 1st, 13th & 14th June
CFA Goldfields Group HQ, 82 Alma Street, Maryborough
14 Tickets $100.00 $0.00
Benalla 3rd May, 23rd May & 24th May
Benalla Race Club, 5865 Midland Highway Benalla
1 Ticket $100.00 $0.00
* Prices include GST

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 Agriculture Victoria, with Meat and Livestock Australia and Australian Wool Innovation, is pleased to present the Young Farmer Farm Business Boot Camps, an exciting three-day program for young farmers or producers new to managing a farm business. Delivered at various locations across Victoria, the Young Farmer Farm Business Boot Camps will assist producers to understand and manage business risk, develop a business plan to grow their business and to have confidence that there is a future in agriculture for them.

 The Boot Camps are aimed at young producers from beef, sheep and mixed farming businesses. Young farmers are encouraged to attend with other business partners. These fun and interactive workshops will utilise a series of farm case studies as real life examples, providing participants with the skills to help them manage their farm business now, as well as planning for their business into the future. Participants will have ample opportunity to discuss individual circumstances with the presenters throughout the workshops.

 Past participants of this program (piloted in 2015) reported their knowledge, skills and confidence have grown in managing their farm business as a result of attending the Boot Camps.

 Comments from past participants include that they are “more confident managing whole farm budgets” and have “greater confidence in business management”.

 “[attending these workshops has] strengthened my belief that proper economic planning and analysis is important in a good business”.

 These workshops will also provide a great opportunity for young producers to network with each other throughout the sessions and during the evening meal between day two and three.

 As this past participant comments on the dinner: “It was great to network with other young farmers and get to know them in a more relaxed atmosphere……."

 Topics to be covered include:

  • What are your farms profit drivers, risks, and cost structures? Do you have a strategic plan?
  • Overview of farm financial literacy, determining and improving the performance of your business, evidence based decision making.
  • Plan for profit, risk, succession planning, and pathways to farming for young people.

 

Location

Session 1

‘What’s driving your farm’s   profit?’

Session 2

“Farming – It’s Business”

Session 3

“Farming – towards tomorrow”

Hamilton DEDJTR, 915 Mt Napier Road, Hamilton

26th April

10am – 4pm

9th May

8.30am – 5pm

10th May

8.30am – 5pm

Bairnsdale DELWP, 574 Main Street Bairnsdale

27th April

10am – 4pm

16th May

8.30am – 5pm

17th May

8.30am – 5pm

Benalla Race Club, 5865 Midland Highway Benalla

3rd May

10am – 4pm

23rd May

8.30am – 5pm

24th May

8.30am – 5pm

CFA Goldfields Group HQ, 82 Alma Street Maryborough

1st June

10am – 4pm

13th June

8.30am – 5pm

14th June

8.30am – 5pm

Horsham DEDJTR, 110   Natimuk Road, Horsham

14th June

10am – 4pm

20th June

8.30am – 5pm

21th June

8.30am – 5pm

 The workshops will be delivered by technical experts from Meridian Agriculture, including Warren Blyth, Paul Blackshaw, James Whale, Mike Stephens and Ben Reeve

The total cost of program is $100 per business, more that one business partner can attend and is included in the $100 cost. The cost includes meals and course materials.

Please pay using crredit card on this site or make a cash / cheque payment on the day

 For more information go to www.agriculture.vic.gov.au/bootcamp

 

 


 

FAQs

 

Are there age requirements to attend the event?

No there is no minimum or maximum age limit. The workshops are aimed at assisting people that are either starting out in their farming career or are new to managing a farm business.

Can interstate producers attend the Boot Camps?

Yes, however preference will be given to local producers


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