Seminar Program

 

Saturday, Nov 15

 

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Session 1 at 9.30 am

 

Ross Shannon, Bluegum Beef.

The challenges of branded food marketing

 

Paul Ziebarth, EcoFoods

Environmentally friendly food for consumers

 

Rob Fletcher, UQ Gatton Campus

New crops picking commercial winners

 

 

Session 2 at 11 am

 

Kitty Kinivan, Suncorp

Interest rate risk management for business borrowers

 

Robert Pekin, Community Supported Agriculture

Bridging the gap between farmers and the urban population

 

Svenska Jeffrey, DPI Fire Ant Control Centre

Defeating an exotic pest invasion in Queensland

 

 

12.30pm

 

Presentations by Jan Power and Mondo Organic Restaurant

   

 

 

 

Session 3 at 2 pm

 

Rhonda Scoullar, The AgAware Group

Increasing the understanding of agriculture in schools

 

Bill Justo, Suncorp

Who will inherit the family farm? Planning for retirement

 

Alison Willis, DPI Food Technology

How to commercialise your food product

 

 

Sunday, Nov 16

 

Session 4 at 9.30 am

 

Henry Palaszczuk, Minister for Primary Industries

Promoting the great food grown in Queensland.

 

 Jacqui Balston, Queensland Centre for Climate Applications
 Drought in south east Queensland

 

Greg Banff, Lockyer Water Forum

Water options for Locker farmers

 

 

Session 5 at 11 am

Daryl Joyce, UQ Gatton Campus

Building a native flower industry in Queensland

 

Ian Millar, DPI Food Technology

Farmhouse Cheese making

 

Siobhaun Shapcopp, Farmers Online Market

Marketing food on the internet

 

12.30 pm

 

Presentation by Mondo Organic Restaurant

 

 

 

Session 6 at 2 pm

 

 

Trevor Battersby, Suncorp

Business planning strategies for a secure future

 

Jean Koek, Equine Thermal Imaging

Using infrared digital technology with horses

 

Peter Bell, Animal Nutritionist

Getting nutrition right for horses


 

 


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