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Farming Fundamentals For New Landholders

February 9 @ 9:00 am 3:00 pm

Join us for a practical and hands-on day on the fundamentals of farming! Hosted in collaboration with the City of Greater Bendigo, Stock Sense and Making Our Farms Safer (MOFS), this theory and on-farm workshop is designed to ensure you are providing a safe and healthy environment for not only yourself and the animals you care for but anyone who visits your farm. 

Industry experts, John Darcy, MOFS Farm Safety Advisor, and Christine Gorman, Calmer Farmer consulting will be covering the following topics: 

  • Farm safety for small landholders
  • Correct design of yards, loading ramps and crushes
  • Farm safety briefings and the importance of record keeping
  • Farm Planning 101
  • Assessing soil, climate, water and infrastructure to determine your capability
  • Land, infrastructure, fencing, feed and welfare requirements of different livestock
  • The farm journey: Where, When, and Why of farm infrastructure choices and THE CHALLENGES

Admission is FREE. Food will be provided so registration is essential.

For further inquiries, please contact either the Making Our Farms Safer or Stock Sense teams on 1300 882 833.


1300 882 833

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76 Boyd Lane
Sedgwick, VIC 3551 Australia
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