Research to support Australia’s vegetable processing industry

Research to support Australia’s vegetable processing industry

The Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (TIA) is supporting the future viability of Australia’s vegetable processing industry through a new project that aims to increase yields of processing crops. The $235,000 project is supported by funding from Hort Innovation using vegetable industry levies and funds from the Australian Government plus in-kind contributions from project collaborators TIA,…

Dairy industry combats skills gap

Dairy industry combats skills gap

The Gardiner Dairy Foundation has joined forces with Monash University to combat a skills gap in the dairy industry through the Monash Industry Team Initiative (MITI) by partnering multidisciplinary student teams with leading dairy manufacturing companies to solve research and development challenges. (more…)

International effort to deliver perennial wheat

International effort to deliver perennial wheat

Australian farmers are a step closer to growing perennial wheat to produce dual purpose grazing and grain crops as a direct result of collaboration between NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) and United States researchers. NSW DPI researcher, Matthew Newell, has returned from The Land Institute (TLI), a non-profit research organisation in Kansas, with 18…