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World Water Week 2017 highlights

World Water Week 2017 highlights

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.
AgInnovators, Published 5th Oct 2017
VegNET: giving growers a heads-up on the latest R&D

VegNET: giving growers a heads-up on the latest R&D

The National Vegetable Extension Network, aka VegNET, works to convey key research-based information to vegie growers across Australia's major vegetable-growing regions.
AgInnovators, Published 3rd Oct 2017
Deakin Uni converts food waste into fertiliser

Deakin Uni converts food waste into fertiliser

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.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 8th Sep 2017
'Soil Whisperer' Dr Greg Bender saves Monaro grasses with compost

'Soil Whisperer' Dr Greg Bender saves Monaro grasses with compost

Dr Greg Bender and his partner at Australian Soil Management are solving complex soil problems in the simple, old-school way: holistically, with compost.
Pennie Scott, The Land, Published 28th Jul 2017
New crop of Nuffield Scholars explores the future of farming

New crop of Nuffield Scholars explores the future of farming

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.
Pauline Tan, AgInnovators, Published 23rd Mar 2017
Australian wine industry seeking future leaders

Australian wine industry seeking future leaders

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.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 13th Feb 2017
RNA clay offers green alternative to plant pesticides

RNA clay offers green alternative to plant pesticides

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.
Neena Bhandari, SciDev.Net, Published 29th Jan 2017
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