2021 Livestock and Grains Conference
June 15, 2021 @ 9:00 am – June 16, 2021 @ 11:00 pm
The VFF Livestock and Grains Conference will take place at Mercure Ballarat on Tuesday 15 and Wednesday 16 June, 2021.
After having to postpone our individual conferences in 2020 we are excited to be holding the first ever joint Grains and Livestock Conference allowing for better than ever networking and discussion opportunities.
This new look conference format will be jam-packed speakers on the key shared issues facing livestock and grain farmers including land values, supply chain vulnerability and carbon neutrality.
This year’s event will look a bit different to previous years to ensure the health and safety of our attendees. Grains and Livestock will continue to monitor Government announcements to ensure our event remains COVID compliant.
EVENT REGISTRATION – NOW OPEN!
Click here to register for the 2021 Livestock and Grains Conference.
Tuesday 15th June 2021
Aunty Jacks, Ballarat
Livestock and Grains Welcome Dinner & Beer Tasting
6:30pm – 9:30pm
Wednesday 16th June 2021
Livestock and Grains Conference
9:00am – Welcome & Opening with Commodity Presidents
9:30am – Keynote Address by Donald McGauchie AO “Can ethical & sustainable food production feed the world?”
10:15am – Morning Tea
10:45am – Panel Session 1 “Carbon Neutrality in Agriculture”
12:00pm – Lunch
1:00pm – “The Future of High Productivity Freight Vehicle Access for agriculture” Ian Mond, Department of Transport
1:30pm – Panel Session 2 “Land Values “
2:30pm – Panel Session 3 “Securing Supply Chains Post COVID-19”
3:30pm – Afternoon Tea
4:00pm – AgWatchers wrap up with Commodity Presidents
Grain and Graze Gala Dinner
6:30pm – Late
If you require accommodation, we recommend Mercure Ballarat.
Quote ‘VFF Conference’ to be eligible for the discounted rates available to attendees. To book call Mercure Ballarat on (03) 5327 1200.
The discounted rates available are;
- Single accommodation (Room Only) @$153 per room per night
- Single accommodation & breakfast @$173 per room per night
- Twin/Double Accommodation (Room Only) @$158 per room per night
- Twin/Double accommodation & breakfast @$198 per room per night
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