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The Year 11 Agriculture and Year 12 Scientific Studies Agriculture students, along with Mr Ayliffe, Mr Lyons and Mrs Gilbert attended the Fleurieu Ag Fest Tech Field Day and Careers Expo held at the Yankalilla Show Grounds on Monday 20 March. Students listened to a range of speakers and visited many expo stalls and displays including the Heavy Vehicle Simulator, Artificial Intelligence for feral animals, Animal and Veterinary Science, Climate Science, Regenerative Farming, Business Technology and research. The presenters included the Department of Primary Industries and Regions, Dairy SA, Alexandra Cheese Company, the University of Adelaide and much more. It was a jam-packed day full of amazing experiences and information. Over 40 exhibits were on offer for our students to learn about careers and technology in Agriculture.

Exhibitors included:

South Australian Road Transport Association (SARTA) with the HVSim Truck Simulator (a state of the art simulator used for training truck drivers)

ND & JA Giles tractors and machinery

Palmer Ag

Airborne Logic (drones)

Athena IR Tech

Hills and Fleurieu Landscape Board – including weeds, soil testing, case studies

Rural Business Support and Services Australia


Willunga Farmers Market / Fleurieu Food

PIRSA Feral Animal Control

PIRSA Biosecurity

PIRSA Fisheries

Dairy SA

Fleurieu Milk

Cows Create Careers

Tim Prance Rural Consulting

TRAC (Total Result Ag Consulting)

Gum Park Beef

Koolah Beef

Heisker Wagyu

Lessismore Farm

Yaringa Alpacas

Choice Mushrooms

BiobiN / Peats Soils

Creek Connect – Langhorne Creek “Creek Connect” program

Farmers for Climate Action

The Australian Worm Firm

Safe-T Consultants – farm safety, safe quad bike and ATV use

Forestry SA



St John Ambulance

University of Adelaide – Future Student Branch (Animal Sciences)

Adelaide University Ag Students Association

Ag Institute Australia (SA)

Regional Skills Training


MAS – apprenticeships, traineeships, careers

Yankalilla Show



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