Sugar Research Australia (SRA) has announced the appointment of Dr Michael O’Shea as Executive Manager, Operations.
Imagine hanging out in a rainforest with orang-utans without having to leave your lounge room. Then imagine how the impact of threats to their habitat may become more real to you as a result.
WA agronomist and no-till advocate Bill Crabtree is always on the lookout for innovative practices and products to implement on-farm, and the 2018 season was no different, with the grower running a wheat variety trial which put new wheat variety Havoc up against his mainstays.
A visiting European expert will highlight research into diversity in red dairy breeds and how Australians could benefit when he speaks at a major Australian conference in March 2019.
Well-respected agricultural figure, Nick Gardner will officially retire in December 2018 following 45 years in the industry, a period during which major leaps in technology have resulted in significant changes internationally and in Australia.