Agribusiness Reference Group
The City of Victor Harbor has acknowledged the importance of the agribusiness sector to the future prosperity of the local community. Council are seeking to be better informed about the challenges and opportunities that are affecting local producers and those in the agribusiness sector.
At the March council meeting elected members endorsed the following measures:
- The formalising and establishment of an Agribusiness Reference Group, including the preparation of a Terms of Reference.
- The development of an Agribusiness and Rural Affairs Policy.
- The preparation and circulation of a survey that seeks to understand the challenges and opportunities that currently exist in the sector.
- Interest be sought from neighbouring councils with respect to collaborating on initiatives that support the sector.
2017 Agribusiness Survey
The City of Victor Harbor through its Agribusiness Reference Group have recently circulated a survey to over 450 local rural landowners seeking to be better informed about issues affecting the agribusiness and rural community. While the survey concludes on the Wednesday 22nd March, the Agribusiness Reference Group will still be accepting survey responses over the coming month.
The information gathered from the surveys will be used to inform programs and initiatives delivered by the Agribusiness Reference Group and Council to support the local agribusiness sector and rural residents.
The survey can be completed by clicking on the below link or PDF document: