Calendar of Events

Australian Pork Young Leaders meeting (20 Feb)


The next Australian Pork Young Leaders (APYL) meeting will be held from 11am-6pm on Thursday 20 February at the Toowoomba Central Plaza Apartment Hotel, 532-544 Ruthven St, Toowoomba followed by a networking dinner at George Banks Bar and Bistro, 206 Margaret St, Toowoomba. This meeting will build on the topic of people management with Ben Reeve, who presented at the 2nd group meeting. Ben is a Human Resource Advisor with Meridian Agriculture and works with producers and industry in the area …

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Producer consultation for APIQ’s Major Review (Ballarat)

APL is required to conduct a major review of the Australian Pork Industry Quality Assurance Program (APIQ??) every four years. The APIQ?? program aims to be an effective risk management tool for Australian pork producers to support their businesses, assist with market access and provide reassurance to customers and other industry stakeholders. To enable the system to do this, a good understanding of stakeholder needs, both now and into the future, is required.? A major review is being …

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Kingaroy African swine fever workshop on response and biosecurity considerations

The African swine fever workshop on response and biosecurity considerations will be held on Friday 31 January in the Taabinga Room at the Queensland Government Kingaroy Research Facility, 214 Kingaroy-Cooyar Rd. If using Google Maps, you will need to enter Queensland Government Kingaroy Research Facility rather than the address, otherwise you’ll end up in a different location. Download the workshop agenda RSVP to attend the workshop Please RSVP for catering purposes by Wednesday 29 January. Morning tea and lunch will be kindly sponsored …

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ABARES Outlook 2020 conference: Practical steps to reaching $100 billion in farm output by 2030

The ABARES Outlook 2020 conference (3-4 March 2020) will explore the Practical steps to reaching $100 billion in farm output by 2030. What sectors will need to boost productivity and technology to be the farms of tomorrow? What sectors will benefit from new export markets? What national and international trends economic trends will influence fortunes? In addition to economic outlook sessions, the conference will include sessions on key industry issues such as: Drought and the grain supply chain; Farms of tomorrow; Marketing …

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