Better Sunflowers workshops

If you would like to book a workshop for your area, please contact the Better Sunflowers Coordinator at:

online Sunflower Agronomy Course

Are you interested in adding sunflower to your crop rotation in North Queensland?

The Australian Sunflower Association, supported by Farmacist as a component of the CRCNA-funded 'Developing an oilseeds industry for northern Australia' project, is seeking expressions of interest from agronomists, growers and industry personnel interested in attending an expert led sunflower industry course.

The course will comprehensively cover:

  • Establishment

  • Management

  • Harvesting

  • Marketing

  • Budgeting

Delivery method

The course will be conducted online so you can join from any growing region and don’t have to waste time travelling to a venue!

There will be 5 separate modules delivered live over a one-week period.


Cost is $150 per person or individual farming enterprise and includes the online interactive presentations and all course materials as well as ongoing access to the Australian Sunflower Association educational platform.


Workshop dates and times will be coordinated to suit persons registering prior to October 10th, 2021.

Express your interest!

If you would like to express interest in attending or have questions about the course content, please contact:

Cindy Benjamin, Australian Sunflower Association


Phone: 0417 633 236.

Nick Hill, Farmacist


1-day Sunflower Agronomy Course

The speakers presenting at these workshops are highly regarded experts in their field with extensive knowledge of sunflower production. The key topics covered in the workshop are:

  • Plant growth and development

  • Agronomy

  • New varieties

  • Weed management

  • Insect management

  • Disease management

  • Harvesting

  • Storage and drying

  • Marketing

  • Grower/agronomist experience