The Young Dairy Network Australia (YDNA) has been established to ensure that regional young farmer groups are supported nationally and provides them with an avenue to share information, exchange ideas and stay connected.
Young Dairy Network Tasmania (YDN Tas)
The Young Dairy Network Tasmania (YDN Tas) is the regional network in the state. Groups operate in each of the dairying regions, currently including regional groups in the North East, Central North and North West regions. There is the opportunity to have a other regional groups in the South and King Island, depending on interest. Each regional group is driven by local farmers to ensure activities meet the needs of the local community. The Network will be a collaborative effort amongst industry stakeholders within the state.
The groups with aim to:
- Assist the next generation of dairy farmers to further develop their skill sets
- Assist younger farmers in dealing with issues specific to their needs
- Encourage enthusiasm and motivation to young people in the dairy industry
- Provide inspiration to young farmers and new entrants to stay within the industry
- Provide opportunities for developing networks and relationships with other young farmers and people throughout the industry, and
- Ensure the young farmer network is maintained across the Tasmanian dairy industry.