Training and workshops

Training on areas including pest management techniques, farm assurance schemes and general management for horticultural businesses is offered by a range of providers and Government bodies. Check here occasionally for current training and workshop opportunities.

Drip and microjet irrigation users workshops

Agriculture Victoria is hosting two free half-day workshops for drip and microjet irrigation users, which will be presented by Jeremy Giddings (Agriculture Victoria) and Peter Henry (Netafim Australia). The workshops will be held in Rutherglen on Wednesday 24 Oct and Tatura on Thursday 25 Oct. Topics: Understanding designs and specification sheets System monitoring: measuring pressures and discharge [...]

By |September 19th, 2018|Opportunities, Training and workshops|

Apple and Pear Industry Training program

4UpSkilling has designed, with industry consultation, a horticulture training program designed for staff working in the Apple and Pear industry. It is due to start on the 18 September 2018 and will run through 2019. In recent years, the Victorian apple and pear industry has undergone significant changes, creating a need to develop and enhance the technical [...]

By |September 12th, 2018|Opportunities, Training and workshops|

Sustainability Victoria grants and events

Sustainability Victoria is an organisation designed to facilitate and promote environmental sustainability in the use of resources. Over August and September they will be offering grants and hosting events. Their business grants close on Friday 28th September 2018. Find out more. This includes Gas Efficiency Grants offering up to $50,000,  closing 28th September 2018, or earlier if funding is fully allocated. Apply [...]

Horticultural Business Masterclass

Supported by the Hort Frontiers Leadership Fund, the University of Tasmania is opening applications for the 2019 Masterclass in Horticultural Business in partnership with Lincoln University and Wageningen Research Academy. Offered online with three face-to-face intensive workshops, the supervised consultancy course is all about practical management and industry skills that can be applied to businesses from [...]

By |August 2nd, 2018|Scholarships, Training and workshops|