Friday, 8 July 2011

Young Agriculturalists Program

Adoption and Extension for Young Agriculturalists Program
Expressions of Interest are now called for
Closing date 22 July 2011

Ag Consulting Co and RDS Partners invite you to participate in an exciting project: ‘Adoption and Extension for Young Agriculturists’.
The project’s program will enable young people engaged in primary industries to access the latest thinking in extension and adoption practices. Participants will gain an understanding of how farmers make decisions, learning styles and adoption theory, these skills can be utilised within primary industries, rural communities and their businesses.

THE PROGRAM will include:

· Participation in a two day  workshop in Adelaide
Monday and Tuesday, September 19th and 20th, 2011. 
· Networking dinner on Monday evening
19th September.
· Coaching/mentoring sessions: one-on-one and/or group sessions
September 2011 to April 2012.
· Online or teleconference discussion groups
September 2011 to April 2012.
· Participation in follow up, one-day workshop in Adelaide
Friday February 24th, 2012.


Course fees and training materials will be covered by the project.  Participants will cover their own airfares, travel, accommodation and non-workshop meal expenses.

FIND OUT MORE: If you are interested in applying for this program please see the attached brochure for more information and the expression of interest form.  For more information please contact Sharon Honner, Ag Consulting Co, Ph: 0438 322254 or email:

This project is supported by funding from the Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry under its Australia’s Farming Future program.

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