Wheatbelt’s future to be discussed

The Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences, in partnership with the Department of Agriculture and Food WA, will present the August 1 conference.

Topics discussed include: Global economy ” local impacts, Where to for the Wheatbelt?; and Operating in a changing environment.

The closing panel discussion will explore agriculture advocacy and communication.

Guest speakers are: Jo Prendergast, ABC Rural; Jammie Penm, ABARES; Ken Sevenson, Price Sevenson; Kaye Mazzoleni, Department of Agriculture and Food WA; Peter Collins, ABARES; Chris Wheatcroft, Rural Finance Counselling Service; Geoff Honey, Grain Trade Australia; Natarsha Woods, Wheatbelt NRM Natural Resources Management Board; Ella Maesepp, Australian Landcare Council; Bob and Ros Huxley, Mt Marshall Sandalwood; and Glenn Cook, Bureau of Meteorology.