Preparing thoroughly helps your presentation or event go smoothly
People size each other up quickly. It only takes seven seconds for a person to formulate their first opinion of you. It's vital your audience gets a favourable first impression.
Outdoor learning can energise, inspire and engage. It adds colour and context to bring subjects to life. Mastering different outdoor presenting methods is good for you and your audience.
It is essential that ahead of speaking to an audience you think carefully of how the room or area is set up and how to make the best use of the space.
Your presentation is going to be more powerful with props. As well as preparing what you will say, you need to think of what you can show to illustrate your points. Whether you are presenting indoors or outdoors you need props.
What do you want people to go away with? Ideas, facts or inspiration? Give aways are key points or outcomes you want the audience to take away – these could be physical handouts, ideas from a presentation or key action points.
You have probably had to endure a dull PowerPoint presentation. So you know what it is like to be on the receiving end of a presentation by someone reading to the audience from slides crowded with too much text and information.
Great presenting is not just about what you say but how you say it. We have great suggestions to correct common mistakes.
On-farm demonstrations have been organised for at least two centuries, originally as a way to introduce farmers to innovation, but more recently also to share experiences in a farmer-to-farmer setting, and to support knowledge co-creation between farmers and other actors. Increasingly, farmers themselves are opening their farms to connect with their peers and the general public as part of business development strategies (e.g. short food supply chains, community supported agriculture).