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Dairy Australia Farm Managers

Application close: 07 Aug 2020,
Value: $50,000
Status: Open

Dairy Australia recognises the importance of supporting a skilled and capable workforce. The Dairy Farm Managers scholarship will address the increasing need for future dairy farm business managers by the industry.

Dairy Australia are the national service body for the Australian dairy industry and are committed to building a profitable and sustainable future for the industry we serve.

The Dairy Australia Farm Managers Learning Plan

The Dairy Learning Plan has been carefully designed to develop the farm management capability of students in a dairy specific context. The activities will complement the agribusiness skills and knowledge developed through the Bachelor of Business (Agriculture), to ensure students are equipped with the specific contextual understanding required for a career in the dairy industry. These activities will include classroom and on farm learning experiences throughout the duration of the students degree study, providing the opportunity for students to learn from technical specialists and farmers of the dairy industry.

Students will be required to participate in the following activities as part of the Dairy Learning Plan, over the duration of their study.

Year 1

Dairy industry technical lectures

Dairy Australia Farm Business Fundamentals extension course

Dairy farm case study – farm visit

Year 2

11 month work placement on a dairy farm

Dairy Australia Dairy Farm Business Analysis extension course

Regional Dairy Business Network discussion group

Dairy Australia Good Business Governance extension course

Year 3

Australian Dairy Conference (ADC)

Dairy Focus Farm case study

Dairy Farm Monitor Project

This learning plan is dynamic and may be amended as the program progresses.