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What should ag-tech entrepreneurs bear in mind as they look towards a food-strapped future? The annual World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit attempts to answer this question and more. Check out the top 10 takeaways from last year’s San Francisco Summit, then register for this year's.
Member-growers who complete the 2018 AUSVEG Communications Survey are in the running to win a handy grand’s worth of John Deere tools. But act soon: the survey closes mid-February.
Water and waste: reduce and reuse’ was the theme of this year’s World Water Week. Check out some of the highlights here, including an update on water-saving commitments made by the corporations recognised in last year’s AgWater Challenge.
The National Vegetable Extension Network, aka VegNET, works to convey key research-based information to vegie growers across Australia's major vegetable-growing regions.
An innovative food-waste-conversion system trialled by Deakin University researchers in partnership with CSIRO, local and industry councils could save hundreds of tonnes of GG-emitting organic waste from landfill a year. The trial program also netted the uni a finalist’s spot in the upcoming Green Gown Awards Australasia.
Dr Greg Bender and his partner at Australian Soil Management are solving complex soil problems in the simple, old-school way: holistically, with compost.
This year’s Nuffield Scholars are keen to help create a better, brighter future for primary producers, across Australia and the world. Here, we introduce you to a handful of 2017’s bumper crop.
Applications are now open for the Australian wine industry’s Future Leaders 17 program. Entrepreneurs, innovators and communicators from all parts of the industry are encouraged to apply.
A nano-sized bio-degradable clay-comprising double stranded ribonucleic acid (dsRNA) developed by scientists at the University of Queensland could offer a cost-effective, clean and green alternative to chemical-based plant pesticides.
Nuffield Australia's annual farming scholarships recognise young farmers helping to advance their chosen agricultural sectors, opening doors to a global community of likeminded scholars and experts in the field.