2016 Growth Awards nominees announced

2016 Growth Awards nominees announced

From Carnarvon in Western Australia to Griffith in New South Wales and across the Tasman to Katikati in New Zealand, 57 leading agribusiness professionals have been named nominees for the 2016 Syngenta Growth Awards. The Growth Awards aim to recognise leading agriculture professionals, highlighting their outstanding contributions to the industry across three award categories: Productivity;…

New dairy president for WAFarmers

New dairy president for WAFarmers

WAFarmers has welcomed Brunswick dairy farmer Michael Partridge to the position of WAFarmers Dairy Council President at the 2016 WAFarmers Dairy Conference. During the Annual General Meeting in Busselton, Phil Depiazzi stepped down from the role of President following four years at the helm. “I’ve really enjoyed working with such a dedicated dairy council, which…

Chelsea Stroppiana - AIA National Student Award

Chelsea Stroppiana - AIA National Student Award

Chelsea Stroppiana from Queensland has been announced in Adelaide as winner of the Ag Institute Australia (AIA) National Student Award for 2016. The prestigious AEV Richardson Memorial National Student Award, sponsored by Peracto, is competed for annually by undergraduate students who have completed an Honours research project as part of an agricultural science (or related)…