Category Archives: Apprenticeships

Online learning allows farmers to connect from the paddock

A new range of online training courses are available for agribusiness and farmers to study managing climate risk, carbon management, soil biology and salinity. The EverTrain website currently offers accredited and non-accredited courses and was launched by the NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) and Future … Continue reading

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Status of women report shows a gender divide

From the September 2012 edition of Agriculture Today: Beyond the Kitchen Table – a column by Sonia Muir, Rural Women’s Network In the 12 months to September 2011, 13% of NSW women (2629) who started an apprenticeship or traineeship did so … Continue reading

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