Pacific Seeds Sorghum Plant Breeder, Dr Solomon Fekybelu was a son of an Ethiopian police officer who never expected he’d be living in Toowoomba, Australia working as a scientist for an internationally renowned agricultural company – Pacific Seeds.
By replacing meat with protein-conserving plant alternatives Americans could satisfy key nutritional requirements, while eliminating pastureland use and reducing 35-50% of the cropland currently needed for food production. These findings are reported in a modelling study in Scientific Reports, which suggests that use of nitrogen…
The 2019 Australian macadamia crop is forecast to reach 42,900 tonnes in-shell at 3.5% moisture (46,000 tonnes at 10% moisture) – announced the industry’s peak body, the Australian Macadamia Society (AMS).
Helping high rainfall zone (HRZ) grain growers and their advisers to reduce the gap between current and potential crop yields will be the focus of coming Western Australian events.
Researchers are on track to create a solution to per-and poly- fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) contamination, in a project that could benefit the Williamtown community and countless other sites across the world.
Australian broadacre farmers are set to benefit from increasing development and investment in grain sorghum focused Agtech.