Water resources & irrigation workshop

An afternoon exploring the opportunities and resources the West Midlands has to offer. A free WMG workshop hosted at the Dandaragan CRC from 3pm - 7pm with dinner and drinks included.

Topics include:

  • Variable rate irrigation: is it worth it and what are the pitfalls?
  • Remote monitoring options for irrigation
  • Lowering the cost of pumping for irrigation
  • New opportunities and licensing for irrigation in the region
  • Competition for water resources: new development in the region

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Farm Safety: Safeguarding your People and Business

A new interactive workshop from Rural Edge designed to get you started on improving farm safety and building a system. This workshop will assist you to establish your safety priorities and provides clear templates and guidelines to get you started or take your safety up a notch.

This workshop will provide participants with the tools to build their own farm safety system and ensure they are safeguarding their people and business - Don’t put them at risk!

Topics covered:

  • Laws and Penalties
  • Employer and Employee responsibilities
  • Tools to break down resistance
  • Goals of a Farm Safety System
  • Safety Basics
  • Hazard Identification
  • Standard Policies
  • Safe Work Instructions
  • Take 5 concept
  • Safety Culture
  • Staff Inductions
  • Visitors and Contractors
  • Checklists and Templates for getting started

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2020 Seasonal Updates - Cancelled

West Midlands Group cancellation of upcoming Seasonal Updates event

The West Midlands Group wishes to advise members of the cancellation for the Seasonal Updates for this Tuesday the 17th of March.

This decision has been made considering the rapidly changing nature of the corona virus pandemic that is currently evolving in Australia and across the world.

The West Midlands Group takes its responsibility seriously to care for the health and wellbeing of our members and our employees.

It is important that we take the threat of coronavirus seriously, as early measures taken now can have a huge and positive impact on the ability of our healthcare system to care for their patients in the near future

The West Midlands Group will continue to deliver relevant and timely information to our members in the near future through a range of new and innovative formats, so stay tuned for this!

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