NOTE: This course is a face to face school, delivered by a presenter at a physical venue.
Like thousands of graduates before you, the seven-day RCS Farming and Grazing for Profit School will empower you to build a profitable, regenerative mixed farming business, so you and your family can continue to enjoy your life on the land.
Everything in agriculture is interconnected - land, soil, production, business and people. Therefore, nothing in our school is treated in isolation. We cover each concept independently as well as integrating them to ensure the most appropriate decision making is achieved.
You will leave knowing how to:
- Profitably leave your land in better condition
- Reduce inputs and maximise soil health and production
- Manage climate variability and become more resilient to extremes
- Manage the economics of your business
- Build your farm's ecological health
- Reduce overheads
- Reduce risk
- Understand and use key reports and financial indicators to identify your true financial position
- Develop flexibility between cropping and grazing depending on season and commodity prices
- Increase ground cover and water utilisation
- Control and manage your business
What does this school cost?
This project is supported by the Northern and Yorke Landscape Board as part of the Living Flinders initiative, through funding from the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program. The first 21 seats are available at the reduced rate of $385 per person to producers living in the South Flinders Region. The remaining seats are available to anyone who wants to attend at the rate of $5,000 per person.
What is included in the school fee?
The school fee covers the course manual and all supplies you'll need, world-class facilitation by an RCS presenter, morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea each day plus two dinners, a half-day field trip, 6-months online access to the RCS Ruminant Nutrition course and lifetime access to the RCS tools and templates.
What is the timetable for the school?
The first day commences at 2 pm sharp and runs until around 6 pm. All other days usually commence at 8 am and conclude at approximately 6 pm. The school continues right through the weekend.
How do I register?
To register for the school, click the button on this page and follow the prompts. If you are not logged into an RCS Global Learning Hub account, an account creation page will appear first. Please either log in via the link near the top of the page or create an account. The check-out page will appear after you've created or logged into your account. Please enter your credit card details to secure a place. Once you’ve registered, please complete the online preparation materials in the school, including the second form that provides your dietary requirements and other essential details. School registrations work on an individual basis. If you are attending with a group, each attendee will need to register and pay with a unique Global Learning Hub account. If you would prefer to pay via group invoice, please contact the RCS office 1800 356 004 or firstname.lastname@example.org.