2018 AgriFutures™ Horizon Scholarship

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Jan 9, 2018

The AgriFutures™ Horizon Scholarship is an initiative of AgriFutures Australia (formerly the Rural Industries Research & Development Corporation) that aims to attract students who are collaborative, dynamic, passionate and are striving to be future leaders in the Australian agriculture industry.

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Topics: Scholarships, 2018, agriculture, AMPC

ALRTA seeks to establish Australia’s first roadside livestock effluent disposal facility

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Jan 4, 2018

In Australia, there are currently no roadside effluent disposal sites. Livestock processing facilities are not required to provide disposal areas and primary producers will not accept it onto their property due to biosecurity concerns. Drivers depositing material in public places risk fines of up to $8,000.

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Topics: agriculture, effluent disposal, AMPC, red meat, livestock transport

ABARES Outlook 2018 conference

Posted by AMPC Blogger on Dec 18, 2017

Early bird rates closing soon. Register before January 26 to secure your spot at a competitive price.

The ABARES Outlook 2018 conference is the agriculture sector’s premier information and networking forum.

This year's theme is 'Creating value in an increasingly connected world' and it is focused on the complex influences that will shape international markets and demand for Australian agricultural commodities and produce over the coming decade.

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Topics: Conferences, AMPC Updates, ABARES, 2018, agriculture, innovation, Outlook