Secure your spot for Young Farmer Business Conference

14 Apr 2021

Chris Riddell, Edwina Bartholomew and Andrew Roberts

Tickets have now gone on sale for the second annual NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) Young Farmer Business Conference in Dubbo on 28 May, with an inspiring line up of speakers and a bigger trade exhibition in store.

Young Farmer Business Program (YFBP) team leader Lisa McFadyen said the focus of the event would be to expand the knowledge and skills of the State’s up-and-coming fishers and farmers through new and innovative ways of thinking. 

“This year’s conference will welcome 350 like-minded delegates and equip them with valuable business, financial and planning skills to enhance their development and prospects in the agriculture sector,” Ms McFadyen said.

“The conference will be followed by an evening of networking, with optional farm and business tours the day before on 27 May.”

“If you’re a young farmer or fisher, then don’t miss this opportunity to network, learn and contribute to the State’s agricultural industry and secure your ticket today.”

To secure your ticket, visit More information is also available on the YFBP Facebook and YFBP Instagram pages and website

Ms McFadyen said participants will hear from a line-up of expert speakers including: co-founder and former Farm Owners Academy CEO, Andrew Roberts; television broadcaster Edwina Bartholomew; and award-winning human futurist Chris Riddell.

“We’re thrilled to have this year’s guest speakers join us in Dubbo, each will bring unique industry knowledge, share experiences and offer advice and key business insights into their professional success,” Ms McFadyen said. 

“We’ve also increased the number of trade exhibitors from the 2020 conference due to increased demand, creating an informative hub of trade displays for conference participants.”

The conference will be held at the Dubbo Regional Theatre and Convention Centre on 28 May and with limited places and early bird discounts, people are encouraged to register now.

Media contact: Suzie Robinson 0429 780 655