Agriculture Students Flock To Orange Orange Anglican Grammar School (OAGS) in conjunction with Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) hosted an agriculture innovation day for students within the region yesterday. With over 100 students taking place from six schools, AWI school wether challenge coordinator Ben Watts said the day was focused on education, inspiring students and opening…Read more
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Using drones to check stock, fences and water on farms is soaring but flying one is not as easy as it looks. To help with this, NSW Farmers and Tocal are working with Ben Watts and his company Bralca to offer specialised drone training courses for farmers. An increasing number of farmers are turning to…Read more
Dubbo Sheep Show – RRHC wins award RRHC win Australian Wood Industry award recognising teams for educational outcomes being achieved, fantastic effort by our students and Mrs Ford for providing these opportunities for our students. Richmond River's Agriculture classes prepared our seven wethers for the Rabobank School Wether Challenge in Dubbo again this year. All…Read more
https://youtu.be/5Wzwv3PeSqA The NMC is an Australian Wool Innovation (AWI) initiative designed to allow young people to engage with the Merino industry by developing their knowledge, skills and networks, and involves presentations and demonstrations from industry professionals. Students participate in seven ‘mini-challenges’ over two days, testing their knowledge of Merino fleece, production, breeding and selection. Techniques…Read more
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