Upcoming Events of Interest

Upcoming Events of Interest

A number of events are being held within Burdekin/Bowen region in the coming months which may be of interest to our members. Details below.

Ayr Monitoring and Evaluation Workshop – 14TH JUNE 2018

Whether you’re a seasoned extension practitioner or new to the field, this one-day training course will take participants on a journey of professional development and show the most important client for their monitoring and evaluation activities is you! The course will provide practical guidance on monitoring and evaluation within an agricultural practice change context. It will identify the current and emerging requirements and expectations of key funders within the Reef Water Quality Protection Plan arena, as well as providing useful protocols, tools and technologies to help you demonstrate the value of extension efforts. Presented by Brian Stockwell, learn more about:


  • Your role in a best practice monitoring and evaluating framework;
  • The tools, templates, technology and protocols of the trade;
  • Building networks and understanding your target audience; and
  • The purpose and practice of Paddock to Reef.

How to Attend

Register at Eventbrite.


Ayr Research Facility, 343 Old Clare Road, Ayr QLD 4807


BOM Climate and Weather Workshop – 24TH JULY 2018


The Queensland Farmers’ Federation, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) and the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF) are delivering a series of workshops for primary producers and service providers in regions impacted by Cyclone Debbie.

Listen to climate and weather specialists and BOM senior forecasters discuss climate and weather risks, seasonal outlooks and weather forecasting.

Lunch Provided!



Register at Eventbrite.


DAF Bowen Research Facility, 45 Warwick Road, Bowen Qld 4805


Les Elphinstone

Manager / Company Secretary

Kalamia Cane Growers Organisation Ltd

Kalagro Ltd

140 Young Street Ayr Qld 4807

PO Box 597 Ayr Qld 4807

Tel:  07 4783 1312 

Mob: 0447 128 312

Email: [email protected]