Robyn van Dyk1 Head, Research Centre, Australian War Memorial Abstract: Women who served in the Australian Women’s Land Army (AWLA) performed an invaluable role in fighting the war on the Food Front during the Second World War. The AWLA was...
  • January 31, 2019
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Sally Murfet  Inspire AG, Tasmania, Australia. sally@inspire-ag.com.au   Many of the conversations in the agriculture sector have centred on the challenges of attracting and retaining human capital, particularly at mid-level management. This Paper considers the interconnections between strategic human resource management...
  • January 25, 2019
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Sharon L. Forbes1, Suzanne Trafford2, Tim Craig3 1Associate Professor of Marketing Lincoln University Christchurch New Zealand 2Lecturer Lincoln University Christchurch New Zealand 3Analyst Rabobank New Zealand Corresponding Author: Sharon Forbes Sharon.forbes@lincoln.ac.nz   ABSTRACT Society is increasingly putting pressure on producers...
  • January 25, 2019
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Peggy Kirk Hall1, Ellen Essman1  1The Ohio State University hall.673@osu.edu   ABSTRACT Agricultural nutrients in the wrong places pose threats to water quality in the United States,  but  the  federal  government  has  little  control  over  the  issue.    States  do  have...
  • January 25, 2019
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Yukio KINOSHITA1, Nobuo KIMURA1 1Faculty of Agriculture, Iwate University (Japan)   ABSTRACT Currently, the agricultural industry in Japan has an ageing farmer population, mostly having traditional ideas, skills and knowledge regarding their farm business. To ensure that these farmers adapt...
  • January 25, 2019
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Jonathan Moyle1, Jennifer Rhodes1, Paul Goeringer1 1University Of Maryland Extension, Salisbury, Maryland, United States   ABSTRACT In today’s modern world commercial farmers face a wide range of challenges, from weather to diseases to government regulations.  These ever changing, if not...
  • January 25, 2019
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Ben. Stockwin1, Lynn Mason2 1Primary Industries Education Foundation Australia, Barton, ACT, Australia 2JM & NL Mason, Carrick, TAS, Australia   Purpose The main purpose of the Primary Industries Education is to provide improved teaching and learning about primary industries in...
  • January 25, 2019
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Jeffrey E. Tranel1, John P. Hewlett2, Vanessa Tranel1 1Colorado State University 2University of Wyoming   ABSTRACT The average age of farmers in the United States continues to increase each year. Data suggest that many current farmers and landowners are or...
  • January 25, 2019
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Cole Ehmke1 1University Of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming, United States   ABSTRACT Annie’s Project is an 18-hour educational program carried out over six weeks. The course is designed to empower farm and ranch women to better engage in the leadership of...
  • January 25, 2019
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Cole Ehmke1, John Hewlett1 1University Of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming, United States   ABSTRACT Wyoming and other states in America’s West are experiencing rapid changes in land ownership patterns. The individuals and families now living and working on the land typically...
  • January 25, 2019
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