Applications are open for the Sugar Industry Travel and Learning Awards (STLA) through Sugar Research Australia (SRA).
The competition saw six of the region’s top young orchardists engage in a series of challenges designed to test the skills needed to successfully run a thriving fruit-growing business. Events included irrigation, pest and disease identification, tractor maintenance, and first aid.
Professor Jaqueline Batley from the School of Biological Sciences researches crop genetics to enable breeders to produce better crops with resistance to disease and climatic conditions.
Growers of Pacific Seeds varieties have won all of the sorghum awards at 2019’s Royal Agricultural Society of Queensland (RASQ) Queensland Country Life Grains Outlook crop competition.
From devising radical systems that improve rice farming to conducting dramatic underwater cave rescue missions, the impact made by Flinders University graduates in communities across the world is recognised by the list of 2018 Alumni Award recipients.
Western Sydney University is proud to announce David Goodfellow as the 2018 Hawkesbury Alumni Award winner in recognition of his stellar achievements in Australia’s agricultural industry.