The Cultivating Rural Excellence Online Program is focused on empowering our farmers and those working in the agricultural sector, to be the best they can be. Brand Tasmania is gaining international momentum every day and it is essential that we have a skilled, innovative, confident and forward-thinking agricultural sector to drive our industries forward. The Cultivating Rural Excellence Online Program mission is to: Give people the tools to prosper in agriculture.

The program is aimed at those who are/have the:

  • Have an interest in agriculture
  • Capacity for personal and business growth
  • Vulnerable to external factors
  • Open to maximising their potential
  • A plan ready to grow or ready to develop a plan

We expect men and women of all ages with a varying level of agricultural expertise to commit to the one-year program. They will need an open mind and be focused on innovation and sustainable farming for the future.

CRE Syllabus 2020 

Rural Business Tasmania is focused on ensuring the Cultivating Rural Excellence program is both accessible and affordable for as many participants as possible, noting that a maximum of 25 participants can be incorporated into each program.

Participant cost is $1,500 + GST. If you have someone who may be able to sponsor you please don’t hesitate in getting them to give us a call to discuss this further.

Rural Business Tasmania, in conjunction with the State Government, is confident the Cultivating Rural Excellence program will deliver positive and practical outcomes for Tasmanian farmers and farms.

For more information on upcoming programs, please call 1300 88 3276.


Want to speak with someone?

For more information or any questions regarding the Program, Sponsorship or the application process, please contact:

Sam Wedgwood:


Erin Hughes: