BRILLIANT IDEAS FROM GRADUATES

  • Chasing your passion

    We love encouraging students to study agriculture, we carry on all the time about how you really can help the world – you neighbourhood, your state, your country. This is a fantastic article about a ‘townie’ named Sam and the barriers he came up against to study ag, and how passion about feeding a growing… read more

  • 8 tips to get into ag research for international development

    Many students are interested in international aid, helping the world beyond the borders of Australia. At Career Harvest we like to encourage students to consider studying agriculture as a fantastic means of helping developing nations. How does this work? Here’s a blog at Researchers in Agriculture for International Development (RAID) with some tips on how… read more

  • That’s an ag job – but what does an Agribusiness Analyst DO?

    There are so many jobs available in the food and fibre industries, we have heaps listed on this site. But what are these jobs? What do people actually do on a daily basis? We have contacted some recent grads to talk about studying and finding their first jobs and ask them what it is they… read more

NEWS IN FOOD & FIBRE INDUSTRIES

    • New figures reveal Aussies’ shocking disconnect with life’s essentials – NFF

      Startling new research has revealed that Australians have grown disconnected from where their food and fibre comes from, and are oblivious of the farm sector’s economic contribution. The nation-wide polling commissioned by the National Farmers’ Federation in the lead up to tomorrow’s National Agriculture Day, found that 83% of Australians would describe their connection with… read more

    • The Future of Australian Agriculture – Where do we go from here?

      The Australian continent encompasses a varied range of agricultural zones that differ in climate, demographics and the degree of economic development. The country comprises states that, despite possessing singularly varied markets, have a common hunger for the collective growth of their food industry. Agriculture remains a small portion of the Australian economy contributing to 2.4… read more

    • The Growing Importance of Urban Agriculture

      Urban agriculture is becoming a serious business. It takes many forms and is increasingly part of urban ecosystems and environmental management of cities. Urban agriculture can be defined as the growing of plants and the raising of animals within and around cities. Researchers, using satellite data, found that global agricultural activities within 20km of urban areas… read more

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