The TeacherFX event will showcase the latest food and fibre producing agricultural practices employed on farms in a particular region of Western Australia.
Day one – Monday 23 July
8:00am Travel to the Great Southern (Narrogin) region
10:30am Wide Open Agriculture – intensive horticulture in Beaufort River
11:30am Rex Family farm – broadscale cropping and sheep operation in Beaufort River
2:00pm Wooldridge Family farm – using GPS technology to track sheep in Arthur River
4:00pm Wiese / Yarranabee Family farm – large scale broadacre cropping, sheep and Quinoa farm
5:30pm BBQ Dinner and Drinks at Cuballing Tavern with billeting hosts.
Day two – Tuesday 24 July
8:00am Travel to Narrogin Reception Centre
8:30am Introduction to the GPS Livestock resource
10:00am Morning Tea
10:30am Analysing GPS livestock data
1:00pm Agriculture Careers and Education Panel
2:00pm Evaluation and wrap-up
2:15pm Travel to Perth