James Cook University is sharing its world-class expertise and innovation with the United Arab Emirates, to address challenges such as food security that are confronting marginal environments.
Wine Australia will invest a record $79 million on behalf of the grape and wine sector in 2019–20, investing in research, development and extension (RD&E), market development and export regulation according to its Annual Operational Plan 2019–20 (AOP).
There is often a perception that many businesses put profit first and the environment a distant second, but new research from the University of South Australia suggests companies prioritising a healthy planet are now the ones reaping the financial rewards.
Ongoing conflicts and dry weather conditions remain the primary causes of high levels of severe food insecurity, hampering food availability and access for millions of people, according to the Crop Prospects and Food Situation report issued.
The continued expansion of US beef production is generating additional demand for leaner manufacturing product, as US grinders seek to offset swelling supplies of domestic fatty trim. Combined with a softer Australian dollar and strong Asian demand, Australian 90CL export prices are at levels not…