FarmPlan21 provides farm planning services to farmers across Victoria. Our role is to help farmers adapt to a changing operating environment and achieve profitable, sustainable farming businesses. FarmPlan21 provides a gateway to your farming business sustainability.
FarmPlan21 began as a pilot project 2008. By the end of 2010 over 823 farmers have participated in 79 courses.
Over the two year period we have talked to farmers about how we can improve the course and have built these improvements into the program.
What we offer
FarmPlan21 farm planning services help farmers achieve their environmental and farming goals. We do this by offering group farm planning training to build the knowledge, skills and networks necessary to support informed farm business decisions.
The FarmPlan21 course aligns to the national training competency – 'Develop a whole farm plan' and includes advice on improving farm productivity, natural resource management and adapting to climate change.
Government departments, private and industry experts deliver the FarmPlan21courses in collaboration. They discuss specific management issues with the farm planning group and assist farmers develop their farm plan. The farm plan includes a detailed action plan, both written and electronic, using the latest aerial imagery and computer mapping programs.
Take a closer look at the FarmPlan21 services.
FarmPlan21 is different to other farm planning courses
Better service – It is designed to suit your needs
Better focus – It provides the most current and best practice information relevant to your industry and business
Better mapping – It uses the most up-to-date digital aerial images
Better support – enables access to expert and specialist providers
Is FarmPlan21 for me? (or Who is it for?)
FarmPlan21 is suitable for small or large scale farmers from all industries across Victoria.
Find out more about Whole Farm Planning.
Expression of interest
If you are interested in finding out more on the FarmPlan21 program or would like to register your interest in course participation, please complete our online expression of interest.