Farming wahine invited to brush up on business skills

Registrations have opened for Agri-Women’s Development Trust’s Wahine Maia, Wahine Whenua 2019 programme, ahead of the first workshop in Gisborne next month.

The theme is “engaging wahine as critical farming partners”.

The course will again be offered at no cost to participants - wahine involved in sheep and beef farming.

“It is for those women who want a greater understanding of business drivers and seek the skills and confidence to add value to businesses and help create a positive future,” a trust spokesperson said.

The first workshop for the four-part course will be held in Gisborne on February 27.

Modules include learning how to measure farm performance and potential and how to find and assess financial information.

The programme is funded by the Red Meat Profit Partnership, a Primary Growth Partnership programme to increase productivity and profitability in the red meat sector.

The other three workshops for the course will be held in March, April and May.

Registrations have opened for Agri-Women’s Development Trust’s Wahine Maia, Wahine Whenua 2019 programme, ahead of the first workshop in Gisborne next month.

The theme is “engaging wahine as critical farming partners”.

The course will again be offered at no cost to participants - wahine involved in sheep and beef farming.

“It is for those women who want a greater understanding of business drivers and seek the skills and confidence to add value to businesses and help create a positive future,” a trust spokesperson said.

The first workshop for the four-part course will be held in Gisborne on February 27.

Modules include learning how to measure farm performance and potential and how to find and assess financial information.

The programme is funded by the Red Meat Profit Partnership, a Primary Growth Partnership programme to increase productivity and profitability in the red meat sector.

The other three workshops for the course will be held in March, April and May.

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