Free Farmer's Breakfast

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2 hours and 30 minutes
7:30am - 10am
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You're invited to our free Farmer's Breakfast on Friday 13 October.

The Maldon & District Community Bank® branch has teamed up with Rural Bank to run this free event from 7.30 – 10 am at the Oxley Feed Mill (643 Guildford-Newstead Road, Strangways (near Newstead).

You'll hear about farm innovation and security from a team of expert guest speakers, take a tour of Oxley Feed Mill and enjoy a delicious complimentary brekky from 7.30 am.

Everyone that comes along can enter the lucky gate prize to win a Weber barbeque.

Our special guest speaker is Alexandra Gartmann, CEO of the Rural Bank and former CEO of the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR) and Birchip Cropping Group. She’ll discuss trends in farm diversification and innovation.

Other speakers are Victoria Police agricultural liaison officer, Leading Senior Constable Dan O'Bree will entertain and inform with his tales of police and farmers working together to nab crafty thieves. Newstead police officer LSC Grant MacDonald will give a local perspective and handy tips on safeguarding your farm property and assets. Federation University’s farm crime investigator Dr Alistair Harkness will outline his latest research. There will also be displays of farm security technology.

All farmers, producers and agri suppliers are welcome - but please RSVP for catering purposes to the Maldon branch on 5475 1747 or drop us a line at to let us know you're coming.