Cultivating Confidence – Say ‘Yes’

This opinion piece is part of the Crawford Fund’s ‘NextGen’ program to encourage the next generation in their studies, careers and volunteering in agriculture for development. Jane Alver, ACIAR’s Associate Research Program Manager for Gender, has not had a conventional ‘ag researcher’ path to ag research, but she has some pearls of wisdom for those […]

What is it and how do I get involved: RAID’s guide into International Agriculture Research

As part of the  Crawford Fund’s ‘NextGen’ program to encourage the next generation in their studies, careers and volunteering in agriculture for development, this ‘how to’ guide has been penned by Jack Hetherington, President of the RAID Network and Tamaya Peressini, RAID member and Graduate Research Officer at Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research. Hunger, […]

Register now for the 2020 Schools Plant Science Competition

Registrations are now open for the 2020 Queensland Department of Agriculture and Firsheries’ Hermitage Schools Plant Science competition and it’s free to participate!  This incredibly popular competition offers students of all ages the opportunity to complete a hands-on experimental investigation and other engaging activities (focussing on the ‘Plant Health’ theme) that will help them discover […]

Farmers to Founders Early Adopter Program

Are you a progressive and forward-thinking producer looking for technology solutions to on-farm problems? Do you struggle to search for, filter, and find solutions? Are you keen for a better way to work with tech companies to make sure solutions create value for your farm? Applications for the Farmers2Founders Early Adopter Program are open. Apply […]

LambEx Young Guns Competition

Are you a working in or studying to work in Australia’s lamb and sheep industry? People aged 18-35 who fit this criteria are encouraged to enter the LambEx Young Guns Competition for an opportunity to develop communication and presentation skills; increase industry contacts; and participate in a mentoring program during the LambEx 2020 Conference. Finalists […]