Modern farming on show

Old and the new: New sheep handling technology will be demonstrated at this year’s open day, as farm
Old and the new: New sheep handling technology will be demonstrated at this year’s open day, as farm

The event next Saturday, May 9 is from 9am to 2.30pm at the agriculture branch of Curtin University.

The open day will showcase new techniques, technologies and careers in the agricultural sector. There will be presentations from experts and displays of machinery, equipment and livestock including demonstrations of drone technology, fencing techniques and working sheepdogs.

Visitors can discover careers in the agriculture and agribusiness sectors, while also learning about a range of training programs delivered at Muresk Institute including an annual program of short courses.

Muresk Institute general manager Prue Jenkins said the open day was a chance for people to meet training providers.

�Agriculture has changed over the years, with new technology and techniques available, so this is a terrific chance for visitors to see and experience first-hand what the sector has to offer,� she said.

More information about the Muresk Institute open day is available online or call 1300 994 031.