Lamb eating quality trials have identified new opportunities to grow the valuable Chinese and United States markets, with the consumer insights to enable the sheepmeat value chain to better address quality and price demands.
Agribusiness banking specialist Rabobank has announced the appointment of two new analysts to its Food & Agribusiness research team.
The Australian Wool Production Forecasting Committee (AWPFC) has revised its forecast of shorn wool production for the 2016/17 season to 339 million kilograms greasy, a 4.3% increase on the 2015/16 season and slightly higher than forecast at its December 2016 meeting.
Sheep meat researchers are tackling the problem of what impact long-haul shipping routes have on eating quality, with a new series of consumer trials planned for the United States.
Wine Australia is inviting early career researchers to apply for funding through the Incubator Initiative, a new program that will fund a series of regionally focused research projects.
South East Asia (SEA) is the largest and fastest growing market for Australian wheat, importing 42.9mmt over the past five years, valued at $2.6 billion per annum.
Prominent southern New South Wales agronomist Barry Haskins has been recognised for his invaluable contribution to northern grains research, being awarded the 2017 Seed of Light Award by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC).
A well respected agricultural consultant, researcher and grower from Wharminda on South Australia’s Eyre Peninsula has been officially recognised for his efforts and achievements in communicating the outcomes of research.