Skills on offer for future beef leaders
YOUNG Tasmanian beef enthusiasts will have the chance to attend the state’s first allbreed Junior Beef Expo next year.
Entries for the expo, which will be at Deloraine from February 24-26, are closing soon and youngsters interested are encouraged to act. The camp over two and a half days will be open for up to 100 participants aged between eight to 25.
The aim is to give young people the opportunity to attend a youth-focused beef event, similar to those held interstate but without the significant costs.
Interest and participation in junior judging and handling events around the state is growing each year.
The expo committee hopes to establish an event that provide participants with the opportunity to develop their knowledge of both the commercial and seed-stock industries.
During the expo, competitors will participate in handson workshops, individual and team competitions, cattle handling and judging.
These will be divided into novice, intermediate or senior levels and will be presented by industry professionals.
Those involved have previously demonstrated interest in mentoring the next generation of beef professionals.
Organisers are hoping the expo will become an annual event that will continue to develop the skills of new industry leaders.
For details find Tas Junior Beef Expo on Facebook or send an email to tas.junior. email@example.com.