TSBE and Food Leaders Australia in partnership with Western Downs Regional Council are hosting the 2018 Intensive Ag Conference event held at Dalby on Wednesday and Thursday.
Industry leaders have gather to duscuss the issues, advancements, and future of Queensland’s intensive agriculture industries.
The purpose of this event is to drive collaboration across the different sectors, share knowledge and drive innovation within the Darling Down region and beyond.
Some topics that are being addressed and presented by industry experts for the conference participants to consider and have been brought up by other sectors are; social license to operate from both an environmental and animal welfare angle, waste management and potential revenue streams, facility construction and local expertise (build capacity and specialty locally to service the industry’s needs), government services update (what are various departments doing) and water advocacy and need for allocations to intensive industries.
The two-day conference will also include a tour of Sandalwood Feedlot on the Darling Downs.