AgForce @ Beef Australia 2018

AgForce @ Beef Australia 2018



Check out all of the events that AgForce will be involved in at BEEF AUSTRALIA 2018 below.

Don't forget to join AgForce at our site: 37S-47P, Walter Pearce Pavilion.

Members who visit the AgForce site will go into the draw to win an 85 litre ICEKOOL Esky (5 year warranty).

AgForce Ticket Giveaway!
We have 30 tickets up for grabs for members heading to Beef Week for Monday's seminar 'Sustainability In The Supply Chain And How Australian Beef Fits In To The Global Supply Chain'. To enter, simply email your details to agforce@agforceqld.org.au with the subject line 'SUSTAINABLE BEEF' - Find more information about the event below.

Wear Green on Wednesday
AgForce is urging everyone to 'Wear Green on Wednesday' 9 May to continue the campaign to #ReclaimGreen and push for #FairLaws4Farmers

Beef Australia 2018 is an important event for our industry to showcase and celebrate our achievements, including our land management, and wearing green on Wednesday helps highlight that farmers are the true environmentalists.





SPECIALIST REPRESENTATION ON SITE DURING THE WEEK:

GRAZING BMP: Extension staff will be on site each day from 9.00am – 5.00pm. For information about Grazing BMP, accredited producers will also be present, at various times, to talk to about the productivity, profitability and sustainability benefits that Grazing BMP helps to deliver to their business.
*Fill in an 'expression of interest' during Beef Week to go into the draw to win one of four AgData 12-month Phoenix livestock, mapping and weather desktop subscriptions (valued at $492 each), to assist your business.

TELSTRA: Rachel Cliffe Area General Manager for Northern QLD – Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 9.30am and again on Thursday at 3.30pm to speak with members about Telstra products and any issues members may have.

MEMBER VALUATION SERVICE: John Moore - Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 11.00am to speak with members about land valuations and associated issues.

NHVR: Jason Stewart - Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at 2.00pm and on Wednesday at 10.00am to speak with members.

AgForce Corporate Partners WFI, AustSafe Super and IOR Petroleum will also be on site throughout the week.

OTHER AGFORCE EVENTS

SUSTAINABILITY IN THE SUPPLY CHAIN AND HOW AUSTRALIAN BEEF FITS INTO THE GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN
Policy Seminar

Presenters: Nicole Johnson-Hoffman - Senior Vice-President at OSI Group in the United States. In January 2018, Nicole was elected as President of the Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef having previously been Vice-President.
James Bentley - Manager of Natural Value and Corporate Responsibility, NAB.

Monday, May 7 2018: 11:30am - 12:30pm
Venue: Gallagher Energizer Room (James Lawrence Pavillion)
Cost is $20/head
Seminar details are available at http://beefaustralia.com.au/learn/seminars/
Tickets are available HERE.

AGFORCE KIDS SPACE - CATTLE KIDS CALF CLASSROOM

This will be an interactive education space for children attending BEEF with their parents and schools booked on tours (1800 students at last count).  We will be offering badge making, colouring in, puzzles, farm toys, ride on John Deere tractors and kid's BBQs for the younger children.  There will be a paddock to plate display following beef cattle, and a meats cuts puzzle.  Career information will also be on hand for the secondary students as well as information about pathways to those careers. 

CAREER CONVERSATIONS @ BEEF AUSTRALIA 2018

Career Conversations is an informal BBQ and conversations about the diversity of careers in the industry and pathways to these careers between secondary students and industry professionals. 

Tuesday 8th May, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Rockhampton State High School, 1 Campbell Street, Rockhampton
RSVP: To futureag@agforceqld.org.au 

PROPERTY TOUR
Beef attendees have the opportunity to go on a full day tour to the flagship AgForce Research Station Belmont. Morning tea and lunch is included.
Wednesday, May 9, 2018, departing 7:00am from the Showgrounds
Cost is $140/head
More information is available HERE.
Tickets are available HERE.

For more information on these events please call AgForce on 3236 3100.



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