This column often features the importance of training and skills development. For those seeking higher level management knowledge Regional Skills Training will be conducting workshops for people interested in obtaining a Diploma of Agribusiness Management. The workshops, commencing in June, will be held in Loxton. Subjects will include production planning, business growth, strategic and financial planning, machinery management as well as many other topics that will benefit farm and business managers. Government subsidies are available to reduce course fees (subject to eligibility). Enrolments close at the end of April 2016. For more information, contact Kayla Perry, Regional Skills Training on 8835 1362 or 0437 351 263.