Leading global agricultural marketplace

Leading global agricultural marketplace

Australian agriculture stands poised and ready to lead the global marketplace for agricultural products but calls for the review or rewinding of Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) must be abandoned and focus placed on removing non-tariff barriers to trade. National Farmers Federation (NFF) Chief Executive Office, Tony Mahar, said technological improvements were rapidly reshaping the way…

Next generation plant scientists grow to top

Next generation plant scientists grow to top

A giant two kilogram sunflower grown by Glasshouse Christian College has topped the 2016 University of Queensland Sunflower Competition. The 2.023kg sunflower topped a weigh-in at UQ Gatton campus on May 17 2016, after 3000 high school students put their plant science skills to the test in the classroom. Head of Agricultural Science at Glasshouse…

Global benefits from farm innovation

Global benefits from farm innovation

The Queensland Government will invest more than $1.9 million in Advance Queensland funding for agricultural innovation over the next three years to help farmers and graziers achieve better yields and compete globally. Queenslands Minister for Innovation, Science and the Digital Economy Leeanne Enoch announced the successful first round recipients of Advance Queensland Research Fellowships and…