LAUNCESTON – IFMA 22 – Growing Agriculture @ 41 Degrees South
March 3 - March 8
IFMA 22 – Growing Agriculture @ 41 Degrees South (International Farm Management Congress)
3 to 8 March 2019, Launceston, Tasmania
The 22nd International Farm Management Association Congress will be held at the Hotel Grand Chancellor in Launceston from 3 to 8 March 2019, with a supplementary day for Next Generation agricultural managers on Saturday 2nd March.
The theme for the 2019 Congress is Growing Agriculture @ 41 Degrees South – Excellence in farm management through innovation, diversification and integration with tourism.
The Congress will devote a number of sessions to presentations, discussions and workshops to examine what Governments, educators, researchers, consultants, farmers and commercial companies will need to do to capitalise on these opportunities.
The Congress program also includes 2 days of field tours visiting farms and related institutions in northern Tasmania, presentations on global “hot topics”, and contributed papers on the Congress sub-themes.
IFMA 22 is hosted by the Tasmanian Department of State Growth and the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (a joint venture between the University of Tasmania and the Department of Primary Industry, Parks Water and the Environment).
There will be a one week pre-congress tour in Tasmania and a one week post-congress tour on mainland Australia (travelling from Melbourne through farming areas of south-east Australia to Sydney.