Seasonal wrap-up and outlook for 2024 workshop | 9th April 2024

Seasonal wrap-up and outlook for 2024 workshop | 9th April 2024

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Seasonal wrap-up and outlook for 2024 workshop – Cowell SA

Come along and hear about the 2023 harvest, what agronomic issues the region faced, as well as be inspired by a farm diversification story!

About

Led by agronomist, Sarah Meyer and Jasmin Piggott, owner of Poodra Springs Native Flowers, this workshop will include:

  • A 2023 harvest wrap-up recapping agronomic issues in the Cowell and Rudall District.
  • An opportunity to investigate areas of priority for land management to assist in decision making for the 2024 season.
  • How you can build confidence in contributing to future crop management decision making.

We will also:

  • Hear about Jasmin’s farm diversification story, adding a flower farm and hospitality to their farming enterprise.
  • Collaborate with like-minded community.
  • Take some time out to learn and connect, before we move into a new season.

Date

Tuesday 9th April 2024

10.00 am to 2.00pm

 

Location

 Poodra Springs Native Flowers, Cowell-Mangalo Road, Miltalie SA.

 

Cost

$22 + booking fee.

The day includes morning tea and lunch.

(If cost is prohibitive, please contact eo@wotl.com.au to discuss scholarship tickets. The full cost of this workshop is $300 per person which has been heavily reduced thanks to the support of event sponsors.)

Numbers are limited for this workshop so please book early to avoid disappointment.

 

 

Sponsored by

This project is supported by the Eyre Peninsula Landscape Board’s Grassroots Grants program, made possible by the regional landscape levy. 

 

Eyre Peninsula Landscape Board logo

More Information

Register quickly as places are limited – RSVP 2nd April 2024.

Jasmin Piggot, WoTL Ambassador for Cowell on 0427 527 646.

Angela Harris WoTL Ambassador for Rudall / Cleve on 0429 207 026.

 

About your presenter

Sarah Meyer Cleve Rural Traders profile photo

Sarah Meyer, Agronomist, Cleve Rural Traders

Sarah has been working for Cleve Rural Traders since November 2009 when she completed her Bachelor of Agriculture at The University of Adelaide, Roseworthy Campus. Sarah has great local knowledge after growing up on her family farm at Darke Peak, and her extensive agronomy experience supports her passion for the job, rural life, and community.

 

Jasmin Piggott, Poodra Springs Native Flowers

Jasmin has been a leader in the Cowell Community for a number of years in various community roles, and is currently working as a WoTL Ambassador. In 2020 she started Poodra Springs Flower Farm which now hosts events including weddings, school graduations and farm tours. Passionate about supporting women in Ag and rural communities, Jasmin has been awarded the Ag Bureau Sustainable Agriculture Scholarship and recently graduated from the WoTL Stepping Into Leadership Program.

 

Ewe Management for Optimal Performance | Peake | 2 May 2024

Ewe Management for Optimal Performance | Peake | 2 May 2024

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Ewe Management for Optimal Performance

Learn about managing your ewe nutrition for optimal performance, including score conditioning, with Deb Scammell of Talking Livestock.

About

This interactive workshop will focus on some of the key principles of managing your sheep’s nutritional requirements throughout a production year, whilst maintaining soil cover and preventing soil erosion. The day will cover:

  • Meeting the needs of the ewe through pregnancy and lactation
  • Ewe health management
  • Decision making points for confinement feeding and managing the autumn feed gap
  • Feed budgeting

The workshop will take place outdoors, so please ensure you bring adequate sun protection and wear suitable shoes.

Date

Thursday 2 May, 2024

8.45am for a 9.00am start to 3.00pm

Location

Woolfitt Property, 92 Tynan Road, Sherlock SA

Cost

$55 + booking fee.
 
 
The day includes morning tea and lunch.
 
 
The full cost of this workshop is $250 per person, which has been heavily reduced thanks to the support of event sponsors.
 
 
Numbers are limited for this workshop, so please book early to avoid disappointment.
 

 

 

Sponsored by

This project is supported by the Murraylands and Riverland Landscape Board through funding from the landscape levies.

 

Murraylands and Riverland Landscape Board

More Information

Register quickly as places are limited – RSVP 25th April 2024 for catering purposes

For further information contact Fiona Woolfitt, WoTL Ambassador on 0418 811 105.

 

About your presenter

Deb Scammell Talking Livestock WoTL Workshop Presenter

Deb Scammell – Consultant – Talking Livestock

Deb Scammell is a livestock consultant at Talking Livestock, she assists producers with nutrition and production planning in their sheep and beef enterprises. She consults directly to farmers and runs industry courses and projects. Deb is based in Sevenhill in the Clare Valley.

Prior to starting her own business, Talking Livestock, Deb worked in the commercial nutrition space in several different roles covering technical, sales and national management. Deb has also been involved with sheep genetic programs and DNA, EID technology and extension and sheep research.

Deb graduated from Adelaide University with a Bachelor of Agricultural science with honours in Animal science and has studied ruminant nutrition post-graduation. 

 

Teams and Communication – Managing Your Farm Business | Mid North | 25 Mar 2024

Teams and Communication – Managing Your Farm Business | Mid North | 25 Mar 2024

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Teams and Communication – Managing Your Farm Business

In the second of the Managing Your Farm Business series, Toni Duka, Consultant, Coach, Facilitator, and Women in Ag advocate, looks at how to manage communication and teams in the unique family farm business environment.

About

The workshop will cover:

  • Creating effective teams
  • Communication structures
  • Setting boundaries – tips for working in a family business
  • Coaching conversations
  • Managing change

*If you purchased a Full Program discounted ticket, your enrolment has automatically transferred to this event. You do not need to complete the process again

This workshop forms part of a 6 part series – it is not essential, but is highly encouraged that participants attend each workshop for greatest benefit. Future sessions include:

Date

Monday 25th March, 2024

8.45am for a 9.00am start to 3.00pm

Location

Manoora Football Club, 61 Weymouth Street, Manoora.

Cost

The cost of the workshop is $55 + booking fee.

The day includes morning tea and lunch.

The full cost of this workshop is $500 per person which has been heavily reduced thanks to the support of event sponsors.

Numbers are limited for this workshop so please book early to avoid disappointment.

 

 

Sponsored by

This project is supported by FRRR, through funding from the Australian Government’s Future Drought Fund.
FRRR Future Drought Fund logo

More Information

Register quickly as places are limited – RSVP 18th March 2024 for catering purposes

For further information contact Dili Schoenberg, WoTL Ambassador on 0410 409 950

 

About your presenter

Toni Duka, Regenerate Rural Women Program Facilitator
Toni Duka, Consultant, Coach and Facilitator, Toni Duka Consulting

Toni is passionate about rural communities, the core of her work has always included building relationships and engaging with local communities. She is someone who builds rapport quickly, and brings energy and enthusiasm to whatever she does. Toni is particularly passionate about supporting regional women, to work through challenges and towards goals they are passionate about, but mostly for them to see themselves in all of their beautiful imperfect glory.

 

Teams and Communication – Managing Your Farm Business | Mid North | 25 Mar 2024

Knowing Yourself – Managing Your Farm Business | Mid North | 26 Feb 2024

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Knowing Yourself – Managing Your Farm Business

In this first of six Managing Your Farm Business workshops, Toni Duka, Consultant, Coach, Facilitator, and Women in Ag advocate, will take you through one of the most critical elements of managing your farm business – knowing yourself.

About

The workshop will cover:

  • Personality styles and how they work together
  • How to look after self and others
  • Values; how they show up and what influences them
  • Circles of influence
  • Understanding your support network
  • Managing Change

This workshop forms part of a 6 part series – it is not essential, but is highly encouraged that participants attend each workshop for greatest benefit. Future sessions include:

  • Session 2 Teams and Communication, Toni Duka, 25 March 2024
  • Session 3 Effective HR Solutions, Leanne Hastings, 24 June 2024
  • Session 4 Understanding your numbers, Deb Pervis, 29 July
  • Session 5 Business Management, Jeff McDonald, 26 Aug
  • Session 6 Business Transition, Tony Catt, 23 September

Date

Monday 26th February, 2024

8.45am for a 9.00am start to 3.00pm

Location

Manoora Football Club, 61 Weymouth Street, Manoora.

Cost

The cost of the single workshop is $55 + booking fee.

The cost of the 6 workshop series is $275 + booking fee

The day includes morning tea and lunch.

The full cost of this workshop is $500 per person which has been heavily reduced thanks to the support of event sponsors.

Numbers are limited for this workshop so please book early to avoid disappointment.

 

 

Sponsored by

This project is supported by FRRR, through funding from the Australian Government’s Future Drought Fund.

FRRR Future Drought Fund logo

More Information

Register quickly as places are limited – RSVP 19th February 2024 for catering purposes

For further information contact Dili Schoenberg, WoTL Ambassador on 0410 409 950

 

About your presenter

Toni Duka, Regenerate Rural Women Program Facilitator

Toni Duka, Consultant, Coach and Facilitator, Toni Duka Consulting

Toni is passionate about rural communities, the core of her work has always included building relationships and engaging with local communities. She is someone who builds rapport quickly, and brings energy and enthusiasm to whatever she does. Toni is particularly passionate about supporting regional women, to work through challenges and towards goals they are passionate about, but mostly for them to see themselves in all of their beautiful imperfect glory.

 

Ewe Management for Optimal Performance | Peake | 2 May 2024

Ewe Management for Optimal Performance | Pinnaroo | 6 Mar 2024

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Ewe Management for Optimal Performance

Learn about managing your ewe nutrition for optimal performance, including score conditioning, with Deb Scammell of Talking Livestock.

About

This interactive workshop will focus on some of the key principles of managing your sheep’s nutritional requirements throughout a production year, whilst maintaining soil cover and preventing soil erosion. The day will cover:

  • Meeting the needs of the ewe through pregnancy and lactation
  • Ewe health management
  • Decision making points for confinement feeding and managing the autumn feed gap
  • Feed budgeting

The workshop will take place outdoors, so please ensure you bring adequate sun protection and wear suitable shoes.

Date

Wednesday 6th March, 2024

8.45am for a 9.00am start to 3.00pm

Location

Wade, Chad and Danielle Nickolls Property, 141 Border Road, Pinnaroo

Cost

$55 + booking fee.
 
 
The day includes morning tea and lunch.
 
 
The full cost of this workshop is $250 per person, which has been heavily reduced thanks to the support of event sponsors.
 
 
Numbers are limited for this workshop, so please book early to avoid disappointment.
 

 

 

Sponsored by

This project is supported by the Murraylands and Riverland Landscape Board through funding from the landscape levies.

 

Murraylands and Riverland Landscape Board

More Information

Register quickly as places are limited – RSVP 28th February 2024 for catering purposes

For further information contact Dani Nickolls, WoTL Ambassador on 0407 619 092

 

About your presenter

Deb Scammell Talking Livestock WoTL Workshop Presenter

Deb Scammell – Consultant – Talking Livestock

Deb Scammell is a livestock consultant at Talking Livestock, she assists producers with nutrition and production planning in their sheep and beef enterprises. She consults directly to farmers and runs industry courses and projects. Deb is based in Sevenhill in the Clare Valley.

Prior to starting her own business, Talking Livestock, Deb worked in the commercial nutrition space in several different roles covering technical, sales and national management. Deb has also been involved with sheep genetic programs and DNA, EID technology and extension and sheep research.

Deb graduated from Adelaide University with a Bachelor of Agricultural science with honours in Animal science and has studied ruminant nutrition post-graduation.