On 21 November, Australia will celebrate the remarkable contribution Australian agriculture makes to feeding and clothing people across the world. The new national initiative, National Agriculture Day, encourages Australians to host their own event to celebrate Australian agriculture.
In order to celebrate local produce and farmers, Regional Development Australia Southern Inland (RDASI) is hosting an Ag Day BBQ in Goulburn. Everyone is welcome to attend and help us celebrate National Agriculture Day.
The theme for the event is: the history and future of Australian agriculture.
Goulburn Ag Day will be held on Tuesday, 21 November, 2017 at the Grace Millsom Function Room from 6.30pm-8.30pm. The event is free and everyone is welcome.
The event will include...
- Formal opening of the event by Angus Taylor MP
- An informal BBQ with local produce
- Photographs looking back on agriculture in Goulburn
- Jamie Agius Live
- Stalls that will showcase some local produce from the Southern Tablelands, including Parkesbourne Produce, Bent Shed Produce, Yarralaw Springs Wines and Kingsdale Wines.
- 4 guest speakers;
- Innovation to help on-farm decision making: Matthew Lieschke from Local Land Services
- Rural Resilience: Ted O’Kane from Department of Primary Industries
- Looking back on Wool in Goulburn: Mark Hedley from Australian Wool Network
- Farming is not just a heritage – it’s a future: Kathleen Allen from Sheep Meat Council
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