Irrigation Australia Limited are running a Centre Pivot Lateral Move training course in Tamworth, and STBIFM are supporting irrigators wishing to attend.
Date: 29-30 May 2017
Venue: Tamworth Community Centre
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NSW DPI will contribute $620 per person towards the cost of this training course for eligible participants. To be eligible, individuals must be associated with the irrigation industry of northern NSW.
To confirm your eligibility for the subsidy, please contact the STBIFM team on (02) 6938 1966, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
To register online, please visit the IAL website.
Enquiries on our training and development program can be directed to email@example.com or Rebecca Fing 0427 107 234.
The overarching aim of STBIFM's training plan is to provide a coordinated approach to training and contribute to building the capability and knowledge of irrigation communities. We expect to achieve this by:
STBIFM has partnered with DPI’s Tocal College to deliver new training and extension activities for irrigators and industry professionals throughout the program area. Rebecca Fing consults to Tocal and assists in the delivery of a wide range of information through the STBIFM capacity building program.
By working together with existing networks to deliver capacity building activities, the STBIFM team has been able to share information and leverage resources with existing networks. A recent collaboration with Irrigation Australia Limited (IAL) supported the roll out of a two-day irrigation pumps course in Moree in the Lower Namoi water management area.
There was a fantastic response to the pumps course held in Moree, and participants that attended commented the content and duration of the course met their needs.
The participants developed a range of new skills, including:
Opportunities delivered through the STBIFM capacity building program focus on optimising on-farm irrigation efficiency. Examples of training activities include: