Join us for a farm day out and learn all about organic grain production!
Join us as we visit two organic enterprises in the Darling Downs, South East Queensland, to learn more about the benefits of organic production in grain and grazing, and hear from organic producers, agronomist Ian Moss and AOL CEO Niki Ford on opportunities in organic.
Wednesday 15th September 2021
8am – 3pm: Day tours
5pm – 7pm: Networking drinks
The day will begin with a hosted tour of Bellevue Grazing Company, a mixed agricultural enterprise in Millmerran, operated by lifelong farmers David and Robbie Curtis, with an exclusive talk by AOL CEO Niki Ford on key insights from the 2021 Australian Organic Market Report, before hearing from agronomist Ian Moss, on “Organic Weed Control Options: Where are we?”
This will be followed by a visit to Kialla Pure Foods in Greenmount for lunch and a guided tour, before hearing from Managing Director Quentin Kennedy on “Why organic? Post farm gate value chains and the opportunities of organic.”
The day will then conclude in Toowoomba for some networking drinks and nibbles.