Alan Broome and Kristy Frahm at the Agriculture Forum on August 2.
Alan Broome and Kristy Frahm at the Agriculture Forum on August 2. Tobi Loftus

Next agriculture network meeting coming in a week

THE South Burnett Community Agriculture Network will meet for the fourth time next Tuesday night.

The meeting will be held in conjunction and in celebration of National Agriculture Day.

Chairwoman Kristy Frahm said primary producers, growers, industry bodies, agencies, businesses and organisations are invited to join the meeting.

"It's a great place to be able to hear about what's going on in other parts of agriculture,” Ms Frahm said.

"It's not only to talk about challenges, but to hear what people are doing in their space and their operations that can generate new innovative ideas.

"I think there is great benefit to be had from us all coming together. The more we can all work together the more support producers feel in their operations and activities, the better.”

Ms Frahm said the last agriculture network meeting was attended by people from the Bunya Mountains to Cloyna.

"It covers quite a large area, so it's a great opportunity to come together and talk about agriculture and what everyone is doing,” she said.

Andrew Chamberlin, a project manager for energy at the Queensland Farmers' Federation, will do a presentation on reducing energy costs.

"He will talk about how producers can be on most cost effect tariff for their operation,” Ms Frahm said.

"He'll be exploring options to be help improve and meet some of those challenges.”

The event will be held on November 21 from 5.30pm at Tafe Queensland South West Kingaroy Campus.

There will be nibbles from a grazing table featuring locally grown produce.

RSVP to BIEDO for catering purposes to community@biedo.org.au or phone 41695456 by November 19.

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