SOIL CARBON SOLUTIONS – SOIL HEALTH SEMINAR – 18 OCTOBER 2016, 2:00pm - 4:45pm - MANJIMUP GATEWAY HOTEL
C-Wise invite you to join their seminar and hear keynote speakers and case studies on how to link soil carbon and profitability. Deb Archdeacon, an independent agronomist, will explain the fundamental role of compost with case studies on avocados, potatoes, carrots and lettuce, demonstrating improvements on crop establishment, yield and quality. Gary Watson will also discuss setting up a composting facility in Manjimup.
See attached Manjimup Soil Health Seminar PDF for more information.
CONTACT: Orna Tippett from C-Wise firstname.lastname@example.org or Kathy Dawson from Warren Catchments Council Kathy.email@example.com to register.
UNEARTHED PEMBERTON – EVENT REGISTRATION – 7 NOVEMBER 2016
Unearthed Pemberton will be held from the 21 – 30 April 2017 across Pemberton and the surrounding region to promote additional visitation and increase awareness of all there is to see and do in the region. Focusing on food, arts, heritage and adventure, the festival promotes visitors to explore “beyond the gate” for a unique experience.
To register an event for the 2017 Unearthed Pemberton, complete and return the attached form.
OPERATE QUAD BIKES: MANJIMUP TAFE CAMPUS – 1 FULL DAY 8:30am – 4:00pm
This course meets the WorkSafe course requirements as recommended for quad bike operators in agriculture and associated industries. The course is delivered onsite only using your organisations quad bike and property which will provide a personalised training. Training includes learning the process of maintaining and operating quad bikes (four wheeled), and learning the standard required to:
CONTACT: Manjimup TAFE Administration on (08) 9771 7600 or firstname.lastname@example.org
WEBINAR: MANAGING PESTICIDE RESISTANCE IN VEGETABLE CROPS: 20 OCTOBER 2016, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Pesticide resistance is an ongoing concern for the vegetable industry. Join Dr Paul Horne to find out more about how resistance arises, developing a resistance management strategy, and understanding all the control options available - biological, cultural and chemical. Participants will receive one month free access to their Integrated Pest Management advice hotline!
CONTACT: Gordon Rogers (02) 9527 0826 email@example.com
FACEBOOK MARKETING WORKSHOP: INSIGHTS FOR SMALL BUSINESS – 20 OCTOBER 2016, 1:00pm – 4:00pm – BUSSELTON
Social media is such an influential tool in the small business world. This intermediate workshop covers the following topics:
ORCHIDUP & FARM OPEN DAY – SATURDAY 22 & SUNDAY 23 OCTOBER 2016 – 10:00am – 4:00pm - WALPOLE
David and Liz Edmonds invite you to come and celebrate spring in the wilderness and explore the wonderful world of orchids and rural life. The day will include orchids in flower and plants for sale, a 2km farm walk, a local artisan Pop Up Shop and light refreshments.
See attached Orchidup Open Day flyer for more information.
CONTACT: 9840 1105 or firstname.lastname@example.org
WA YOUNG ACHIEVER AWARDS – WAFARMERS AND RURAL BANK AGRICULTURE AWARD – NOMINATIONS CLOSE FRIDAY 13 JANUARY 2017.
WAFarmers and Rural Bank are calling for nominations from agricultural advocates who are making a difference in their community, for the 2016/2017 Western Australian Young Achiever Awards. The second annual event, which will be held in May next year, sees the establishment of an Agriculture Award, which is open to individuals involved in any sector of Western Australian agriculture.
To submit a nomination, visit http://www.awardsaustralia.com/young-achiever-awards/wa/ and select ‘Nominate Now’.
Nominations close Friday 13 January 2017.
CONTACT: 08 9201 1155 or email@example.com.
LOCAL HISTORY BOOK SEEKING LOCAL BUSINESS STORIES
Jane Muir and Ian Wilson are in the process of compiling a local history book on Manjimup. They are aiming to release an informative publication on all businesses that have operated in Manjimup between 1910 and 2016. Jane and Ian are asking all current and previous business owners to submit approximately 500 words on the background information of how their business came about and how long it was operational.
For more information on what information they are looking for see attached Local History Book PDF.
CONTACT: Jane Muir on firstname.lastname@example.org
NEW LAWS TO PROTECT SMALL BUSINESSES
Businesses will soon be protected from unfair contract terms due to a new law that comes into place from 12 November. If you’re a small business or farmer with less than 20 employees you will be able to void any unfair contract conditions. A contract is deemed unfair if a party to the contract can: avoid or limit their obligations under the contract; terminate the contract; vary terms; and/or be penalised for breaching or terminating the contract.
Visit the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission by clicking the button below to find out more.
CONTACT: Small Business Helpline 1300 302 021.
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