From 1 September 2019, shipments of cut flowers and foliage from Kenya, Colombia and Ecuador produced using a systems approach will not be allowed entry to Australia without a valid import permit.
AgResearch’s development of a new generation grass is making steady progress. AgResearch principal scientist Dr Greg Bryan recently returned from the United States where the Crown Research Institute is conducting field trials of the genetically modified High Metabolisable Energy (HME) ryegrass.
AgriFutures Australia has unearthed four fresh and exciting opportunities for agrifood tech startups to make their mark at their Melbourne-based event, evokeAG. on 18-19 February 2020. Startups will be able to showcase their ideas to an international audience, build their customer base and help solve…
A new smart-phone sized technology to quickly sequence DNA is being tested by University of Canberra researchers, through the Centre for Invasive Species Solutions (CISS) and Australian Government’s Department of Agriculture, for its early warning potential to detect invasive species.
In their fight to end hunger and improve nutrition, African countries have the opportunity to tap into Japan’s knowledge of smart technologies, agricultural machinery and marketing, as well as from the East Asian nation’s high food safety and nutrition standards, and culture of healthy foods…
Slow Food and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) are organizing a study tour this week in northwest Italy for a group of Syrian small-scale women farmers.
Field pea production could become a more viable option for growers, with researchers from the Centre for Crop and Disease Management (CCDM) investigating a simple and cost-effective method for reducing disease and increasing yield.
Wider, appropriate and long-term application of genetic improvement in aquaculture, with a focus on selective breeding, will help boost food production to meet a projected increase in demand for fish and fish products with relatively little extra feed, land, water and other inputs, according to…
Vitamin D deficiency is common in Australia with almost a quarter of adults having a mild or moderate deficiency.