Cultivating knowledge: Exploring the future of agriculture and education
Education and training play a vital role in empowering Tasmania’s agricultural sectors to address future challenges.
While it’s no secret that Australia boasts six job opportunities for every agricultural science graduate, the industry continues to grapple with workforce recruitment. A skilled workforce is crucial to meet the Tasmanian Government’s target of sustainably increasing the annual value of the agriculture sector to $10 billion by 2050.
Our panel of experts delve into a range of topics including the need to shift the perception of agriculture in the community, the skills and attributes sought by future employers, and some of the initiatives underway to enable Tasmania’s agriculture industries to meet future challenges.