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Local farmers encouraged to attend AgriFutures Australia conference

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The future of food and farming will be on show with AgriFutures Australia set to host a major international technology event for the sector in Melbourne early next year.

Primary producers on the South Coast are being encouraged to register their interest.

EvokeAG will bring together leaders, farmers, innovators and investors from all over Australia and overseas to share new directions, ideas and technology.

AgriFutures Australia Managing Director, John Harvey, says the event will showcase and discuss new ways to tackle the world's food and farming challenges.

"We are expecting this is going to be a really significant event in the Asia Pacific region", Mr Harvey said.

"We do understand that people are busy and so we're keen to make sure people have this in their diary nice and early", Mr Harvey said.

"Now if people want to register their interest or if they want to know more about the event, go to our website which is www.evokeag.com