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AEA Annual Forum & Awards
April 5, 2018 @ 8:00 am - April 6, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
The be held at the Grand Chancellor on Hindley
‘Defining the Value and Implementation of Extension’. Bev Gogel, Adelaide Uni and Deanna Lush, Ag Communicators will be presenting on this theme, followed by a facilitated round table discussion.
‘Reinventing Grower Groups to make them more Relevant and Successful – Grower Group Structure and Governance’. Farmlink CEO, Cindy Cassidy and Annabelle Bushell from WA Grower Group Alliance will reflect on their experiences in NSW and WA.
‘Broadacre Livestock Innovation and Extension’. Hear from MLA General Manager, Sean Starling, on cutting edge strategies to increase the profitability and sustainability of the red meat industry. Melonie Sheppard will zoom in from New Zealand to talk about the Red Meat Profit Partnership Innovation and Extension project.
Also join in the discussions about how groups might approach trial reporting to their members in the future, asking the question – should we ditch trial results books?
Special Guest Dinner Speaker is Andrew ‘COSI’ Costello – from pig farmer to TV presenter, he will share is perspectives as an advocate for regional communities and agriculture.