Transforming Regions Development Program, Oaklands 16 February

10 February, 2020

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TRANSFORMING REGIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM – INFORMATION EVENING, OAKLANDS 16 FEBRUARY

An information evening about the upcoming Transforming Regions Development Program will be held on Sunday evening, 16 February 2020, at the Oaklands RSL and Bowling Club.

People employed in farming or regional businesses within the Federation Council of NSW are invited to attend to hear more about the program, which is designed to assist businesses in the area achieve long-term profitability and sustainability.

The Transforming Regions Development Program will focus on the mindset and skills required in business and will be delivered via six work modules, which will be supported by podcasts, webinars and monthly resources. Coaching, mentoring and support will also be provided to help participants acquire practical skills that can be applied to both personal life and business.

The program is funded by the Australian Government’s Drought Communities Program, in conjunction with Federation Council, and is being delivered by Riverine Plains Inc through Lessons Learnt Consulting.

While the final program will be determined in consultation with participants, the modules will most likely cover:

  • Understanding individual and shared values and strengths and their application to your personal life and business
  • Positioning your business to thrive
  • Shaping your future and managing change
  • Managing finances
  • Managing relationships
  • Operational planning processes and management mechanisms

The evening will also provide an opportunity to meet and speak with program presenter, Dennis Hoiberg from Lessons Learnt Consulting.

The information evening will take place at Oaklands RSL and Bowling Club, 21 Buller St, Oaklands, NSW, on Sunday 16 February at 6:30 pm, with a light dinner provided. Please RSVP by 13 February to assist with catering.

To RSVP, or for more information, please contact Lessons Learnt Consulting Pty on phone 1300 365 119, email info@lessonslearntconsulting.com or download the 2020 Transforming Regions flyer from the Riverine Plains Inc website at riverineplains.org.au

 Riverine Plains Inc is an independent farming systems group specialising in farmer driven research and extension across north-east Victoria and southern New South Wales. For more information, or to become a member, please visit www.riverineplains.org.au

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More Information or Interview:

Fiona Hart, Executive Officer, Riverine Plains (03 5744 1713)

Transforming Regions program – Information evening 16 February, Oaklands

The Transforming Regions Development Program is a free six-module program designed to assist farming and regional businesses in the Federation Council area achieve long-term profitability and sustainability. It will be presented by Dennis Hoiberg, Lessons Learnt Consulting, focussing on mindset and the skills required in business.

An introductory meeting will take place at Oaklands RSL and Bowling Club, 21 Buller St, Oaklands, NSW, on Sunday 16 February at 6:30 pm, with a light dinner provided. Please RSVP by 13 February to assist with catering.

About the Transforming Regions program:
Transforming Regions is a six-module program helping participants to acquire practical skills that can be applied to both personal life and business, with coaching, mentoring and support provided. The program consists of specific work modules supported by podcasts, webinars and monthly resources. While the final program will be determined in consultation with participants, topics likely to be covered include;

  • Understanding individual and shared values and strengths and their application to your personal life and business
  • Positioning your business to thrive
  • Shaping your future and managing change
  • Managing finances
  • Managing relationships
  • Operational planning processes and management mechanisms

The program is open to people employed in farming or regional businesses transacting within the Federation Council region of NSW.

To RSVP, or for more information, please contact Lessons Learnt Consulting Pty on phone 1300 365 119, email info@lessonslearntconsulting.com or download the Transforming regions flyer 2020.

The Transforming Regions Development Program is funded by the Australian Government’s Drought Communities Program, in conjunction with Federation Council

GRDC Pulse Check Pre-sowing Meeting – Dookie, 13 February 2020

The first meeting of the Riverine Plains Inc Dookie Pulse Check for 2020 will be held on Thursday 13 Feb 2020 from 9am – 12 noon at the St James Public Hall, 24 St James Road, St James.

Topics Include:

  • Pulse performance on farm 2019 – Facilitated discussion
  • Best bets from the Southern Pulse Agronomy Trial – Jason Brand, Agriculture Victoria Research
  • Pulse: price and profit analysis – Richard Saunders, Rural Directions
  • Nailing Pulses 2020: seed rates, plant populations, herbicide carryovers, inoculation, pre-emergent herbicides – Facilitated discussion

This event is free and all are welcome. Attendees do not need to have attended previous meetings or have any prior knowledge of pulse production. Light refreshments provided.

For further information, please download the Dookie Pulse Check pre-sowing meeting flyer or contact Riverine Plains Inc Pulse Check Facilitator Kate Coffey on 03 5744 1713 or email kate@riverineplains.org.au