september, 2019

23sepAll Day30octSowing Cyber SeedsFree Computer Courses for Parkes Shire Farmers(All Day)

Sowing Cyber Seeds

Event Info

Sowing Cyber Seeds – Free Computer Courses for Parkes Shire Farmers

FREE computer courses for Farmers will be happening throughout September and October around the Shire.

 

The courses are aimed to provide Farmers around the Shire with new skills related to computers.

 

♦ The average age of Farmers in Parkes Shire (early 60’s) and many lack computer literacy skills which is vital for an ever increasing modernised world

♦ All Drought information, support and funding is available through online services

Sourcing hay and fodder is becoming more difficult and online resources opens farmers up to more suppliers

♦ Increasing social and community connectedness through social media and providing a free day out for farmers with catering and light refreshments provided

♦ All farm business activities are now done using online services. If farmers fall behind regarding computer literacy it will become very difficult for them to manage and maintain their farming business

 

Farmers will receive:

♦ FREE tablet for eligible farmers – preference to farmer’s over the age of 50

♦ FREE course manual – hard copy

 

Catering and refreshments will be provided.

 

Locations

Tullamore Library – Monday 23 September

 

Trundle Library – Tuesday 24 September

 

Peak Hill Neighbourhood Central Hub – Saturday 28 October

 

Parkes Neighbourhood Central – Sunday 29 October

 

Parkes Neighbourhood Central – Monday 30 October

 

Bookings and More Information

To make a booking and for more information phone Roger Kitson on 0428 868 200

 

Time

September 23 (Monday) - October 30 (Wednesday)

Organizer

Neighbourhood Central02 6862 3757 80-82 Currajong Street