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National Renewables in Agriculture Conference and Expo 2024

When: July 4 @ 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Where: The Empire Theatre, 56 Neil St, Toowoomba City, Qld
National Renewables in Agriculture Conference and Expo 2024

On-farm renewables are a valuable opportunity for farmers to cut costs and emissions.

This event brings together farmers, agriculture and energy consultants, peak bodies and Government representatives to share stories of on-farm renewables, their business case and discuss what’s driving the transformation of energy use in agriculture.

Large scale solar and wind developments present opportunities for farmers and regional communities if planned well with meaningful engagement around benefit sharing. These topics plus combining farming and solar, termed agrivoltaics, also forms part of the yearly Conference program.

Date: Thursday 4 July 2024

Time: Expo open from 8 am. Conference sessions running from 9 am to 5 pm followed by a wine tasting and stand up canape networking light dinner until 7.30 pm.

Location: Armitage Centre – Empire Theatre, 56 Neil Street, Toowoomba, Queensland

Tour: 5 July 2024 – MacIntyre Wind Farm Tour, Host landholder and Acciona rep to speak (Limited spaces available)

Speaker Highlight: Farm electrification – Farmer Mike Casey owns Forest Lodge Orchard, a 6-hectare high-density cherry orchard in Central Otago, New Zealand that operates without burning fossil fuels. Everything from irrigation, frost fighting, vehicles and even New Zealand’s first electric tractor are powered through the country’s highly renewable grid and through solar generated on the property and stored an on-site battery.


July 4
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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The Empire Theatre, 56 Neil St, Toowoomba City, Qld
56 Neil street
Toowoomba City, Queensland 4350 Australia
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