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precision Agriculture EXPO | TAPG

FREE agricultural technology expo 19 april, 2018

The fourth Precision Agriculture Expo will include concurrent sessions on LISTmap training, precision agricultural equipment and machinery including the newest RIPPA, The Yield demonstration and education and training exhibitors. A mini potato expo will cover strategic investment in the potato industry, research into tomato potato psyllid, drainage, field demonstrations and grower decision making.

Organised by the Tasmanian Agricultural Productivity Group (TAPG), this year’s expo is being held at Hagley Farm School to further facilitate the links between agriculture and education.

When: Thursday 19 April
Time: 9am to 4pm
Hagley Farm School, Hagley
Cost: FREE

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cheese making for senior students| two-day professional learning opportunity

an innovation in food technology 19 and 20 July, 2018

The Home Economics Institute of Australia (TAS) and the Tasmanian Agricultural Education Network present a two-day course with Australian-renowned Master Cheesemaker, Graham Redhead, learn to make 3–4 cheeses, prepare stone-ground flour into a simple pizza dough and create appetising toppings, using local in-season ingredients.

The practical workshop will teach you how to make cheese, give you the confidence to teach others and go away with a lesson booklet for your classes.

The lesson activities will be aimed at meeting the achievement standards of the Australian Curriculum Design and Technologies: Food and fibre production classes or Food specialisation electives.

When: Thursday 19 and Friday 20 July 17
Where: New Town High School, Hobart
Cost: $350.00 per participant

Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea provided.

Register your interest with Karen Weitnauer

NOTE: Payment is required to secure your place at this event.

STEM and agriculture | FREE workshop| SAVE THE DATE!

Professional Learning workshop for teachers and career advisers 31 August and 1 September, 2018

Discover exciting and innovative ways to engage students with STEM through agriculture.  Participate in our free two-day workshop about careers in agriculture and teaching STEM in secondary schools.

When: Friday 31 August and Saturday 1 September
Where: UTAS Cradle Coast campus, Burnie
Cost: FREE for teachers and career advisers

Register your interest at tia.events@utas.edu.au.

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