Moruya oyster farmer, Jason Finlay has been named in this year's Individual Business Coaching Program Participants 2020/2021
The Department of Primary Industry have been running their individual business coaching program for eligible young farmers or fishers from across NSW since 2018. This year however they received a record number of applications for the 2020/2021 program. The Department of Primary Industry say of the Young Farmer Business Program "A business coach can help you get ahead faster than you would on your own! Whether you’re just getting started, growing your business or just trying to manage the day-to-day, this 10-month program will give you the skills you need to run a more productive and profitable business. The Young Farmer Business Program was established to create opportunities for young farmers and fishers to enter into or expand their existing businesses by helping them improve their business skills. The Young Farmer Business Program has been funded by the NSW Government through the Department of Primary Industries to deliver a multifaceted approach to help young farmers and fishers with the program providing access to new business ideas, tools, products and services relevant to young farmers and fishers.
The intention is to create opportunities for young primary producers to connect with each other and business professionals.
Jason, as one of the Young Farmer Business Program businesses now has the opportunity to be coached one-on-one by Richard Groom, a business coach with over 20 years experience working with primary producers.
Above: Jason Finlay - photo Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI) Joining Jason are Tom & Joscelin McMillan from Bemboka with their Free range, pastured egg farm operated on lease land
Photo Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI)