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Southern Otway Agriculture Forum, 25th & 26th May

You are invited to attend the

Southern Otway Agriculture Forum

Friday 25th and Saturday the 26th May, 2012 

Creative Land Management Solutions from Small Acreage to Broad Acre

 Day 1

Keynote Speaker Mike Keogh, Executive Director, Australian Farm Institute: Carbon Farming Initiative and trends in Agriculture

Doug McNeill, Shire of Colac Otway: Planning schemes and agriculture in the Southern Otways

David Stewart, Department of Primary Industries: Managing your small acreage property

Udi Sharabi, Otway Prime Beef: Farm Business Co-operatives

Robert Wertheimer, Otway Forest Shiitake: Running a niche agricultural business

Sue Ladewig, The Ridge Cafe: Markets for local produce

  Day 2

Mike Barrow, Shire of Colac Otway: CSIRO Sustainable Communities Initiative

Bus tour to a diversified local property

Facilitated Workshop to discuss directions for local Agriculture.

Where: Great Ocean Road Winery, 313 Barham River Road Apollo Bay

Time & Date: 10am  – 4 pm, Friday the 25th and Saturday the 26th of May

Cost: Free

Catering: Provided free of charge both days


Contact: solnlibb@vicnet.net.au or phone 5237 6904

~ by SOLN on May 3, 2012 . Tagged:

One Response to “Southern Otway Agriculture Forum, 25th & 26th May”

  1.   Rob and Laurie Kaldor-Bull Says:

    Looking forward to attending the Southern Otway Agricultural Forum.