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2017 National Forum

Forum 2017 Resources

Thank you for joining us in Adelaide. By all reports, the forum was a valuable experience – for farmers and consultants.
Over the coming weeks, we will gather the presentations and resources from the Forum for you to access.

Farmer Day Presentations

Alan Crabbe, CEO of Pozible, Australia’s largest crowd-funding platform, crowd-funding for agriculture

Professor Derek Baker from UNE, how to work with your supply chain

Carolyn Suggate, co-founding Australia’s first organic ag finance co-op

Chris Sounness, CEO Birchip Cropping Group, opportunities arising from farmer collaboration

Richard Heath, GM of research at the Australian Farm Institute, how US farmers collect and make money from data

Associate Professor Leanne Wiseman, Queensland’s Griffith University options for small farming businesses

Other speakers videos and presntations will be made available as soon as possible.

Consultants Day Presentations

Co-op adabtability – Richard O’Leary, NSW Coops
Co-op business and culture readiness – Greg McNamara Chairman, Norco Co-operative Limited
How to be a 5-star Farming Together Consultant – Dr Cathy Byrne, Farming Together Expert Support

What is the BCCM? and how can it help? – Melina Morrison, CEO, Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals

National Co-ops Law – Prof. Robyn Donnelly, BCCM

The Co-op Builder – Ann Apps, University of Newcastle