The value of grower trips as an extension tool

Birchip Cropping Group’s Public Relations Officer, Justin Severin, presented a poster on the value of grower trips at the recent APEN Conference in Adelaide. The poster highlighted the following key points;

  • Grower tours provide an important professional development opportunity for farmers
  • Majority of learning comes from interaction and discussion between like-minded tour participants
  • Practice change and adoption is fast tracked through the participation in grower tours
  • Creating positive experiences and broadening networks enhances learning.

For more information click here, or contact Justine Severin, T: (03) 5492 2787, E: justine@bcg.org.au.