2017 Profarm Courses & Dates

Tue 10/01/2017 - Sun 31/12/2017
Course Name no days Date location Quad bike handling 1 10/03/2017 Armidale Quad bike handling 1 23/03/2017 Armidale Off-road four wheel drive (4x4) training 2 1/05/2017 Armidale SMARTtrain® chemical applicati... more details

Ecosystem Regeneration - Inverell

Fri 28/04/2017
9am -3pm Billabong, Woodstock Road, Inverell   Topics Covered: Soil health & the importance of humus Regenerating effective local water cycling Regenerating natural mineral cycles Healthy natural ecosystems = healthy soils = healthy... more details

The 17th Australasian Vertebrate Pest Conference

Mon 01/05/2017 - Thu 04/05/2017
  We are pleased to announce that Early Bird registrations have been extended until February 24th. The Australasian Vertebrate Pest Conference is one of the premiere conferences for those who work in the pest animal sector. The confer... more details

18th New England Northwest Landcare Adventure – Smart Farm, Smart Town

Thu 04/05/2017 - Fri 05/05/2017
There are currently so many advances in technology, changes among our landcare networks and new approaches to sustainable agriculture, productive enterprises and supporting rural and regional communities – and the 18th New England North West La... more details

Communication & Negotiation Workshop with Allan Parker

Tue 09/05/2017
KEY TO RURAL FAMILY AND BUSINESS SUCCESS AND SUCCESSION - 1 Day Workshop with International Communication Guru, Allan Parker This 1 day workshop is an introduction to the art of communication and negotiation. This is an opportunity to learn an ... more details

Get Quad Safe - Glen Innes

Wed 10/05/2017
 A course for those wanting to develop their skills in the safe use of four wheeled motor bikes. This course is mapped to the national unit of competency, AHCMOM212A - Operate quad bikes. You may be eligible for a quad bike training course und... more details

Film Night - Restoring Earth - Inverell

Thu 11/05/2017
6pm - 8pm Inverell Tafe   A thought provoking film which raises the awareness and importance of healthy ecosystems in NSW.   Please see event notice for more information... more details


Thu 18/05/2017 - Fri 19/05/2017
Save the Date!!   More information to come... more details

Horses for Courses - Equine Management on Small Acres - Armidale

Sat 20/05/2017
Horse managment specialists, Stuart & Jane Myers, will present this 6-hour workshop in Armidale. They will cover topics including:  - allowing your horse to carry out more of their normal behaviours  - increasing your horse's daily move... more details

Horses for Courses - Inverell

Sun 21/05/2017
Managing horses on small properties 9am - 4pm Inverell Equestrian Centre   Topics Covered: Horses & grazing habits Grass & pasture management when you have horses Horse behaviour & how to design your paddock layout Bringing... more details

WHAT, WHY & WOW! The Art of Project Planning

Thu 25/05/2017
WANT TO DISCOVER THE INS AND OUTS OF ECO-ARTS PROJECT PLANNING? A full day program of advice, networking and professional development for Landcare members, artists, community groups and anyone interested in creating an arts-based event. Arts have pr... more details

Creating Confident Committees

Thu 25/05/2017
Thursday May 25th, 12 noon - 3pm or 6pm - 9pm   Rose Room, Club Hotel Glen Innes   ALL GROUPS, BOARDS & COMMITTEES WELCOMELandcare Groups, Section 355, Committees, Sporting Groups, P&C Committees, Trust Boardsand others.  ... more details

Grassland Society of NSW Biennial Conference

Tue 25/07/2017 - Wed 26/07/2017
Conference DetailsWhen: 25th & 26th JulyWhere: CowraRegistration Open: 1st June 2017Early Bird Registrations close: 30th June 2017   Please see Event Notice for all the details... more details

Fit Farmers

Thu 14/09/2017
Thursday 14th September 2017 | R U OK? Day is a national day of action, dedicated to inspiring all people of all backgrounds to regularly ask each other ‘Are you OK?'It’s a national day of action which aims to prevent suicide by enc... more details

International Rural Women's Day

Sun 15/10/2017
More details provided closer to the event... more details

19th NSW Weeds Conference 2017

Mon 16/10/2017 - Thu 19/10/2017
On behalf of the organising committee it gives me great pleasure to invite you to the beautiful New England region of New South Wales to be part of the 19th Biennial NSW Weeds Conference. The conference will be held at the prestigious University of ... more details

Landcare and Local Land Services Conference - Albury

Wed 25/10/2017 - Fri 27/10/2017
Murray Landcare and Murray Local Land Services are partnering for this years conference. Themes will include agriculture, communications, biodiversity and Aboriginal Landcare. Local food and sustainability will be on show, as well as an Awards specta... more details