Michael Battaglia CSIRO ABSTRACT The demands on food systems to meet human needs over the next 50 years are high. One in three people in the world are malnourished and many countries are confronted with the double burden of dietary...
  • February 19, 2019
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Terry Betker1 1 President & CEO, Backswath Management Inc ABSTRACT The theme of the IFMA 2019 Congress is Growing Agriculture at 41 Degrees South. Sessions and presentations are focused on addressing global issues and opportunities, such as demand for food, capacity...
  • February 18, 2019
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1 Nicola Morris , Agribusiness Executive , Tasmania , mornic@xtra.co.nz The Tasmanian Government has set an ambitious AgriVision 2050 target. To see the farm gate value of Tasmanian agriculture reach $10 billion by 2050 . This paper will review performance...
  • February 12, 2019
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Andrew Harris1, Stephen Ives2 1 Department of Education, Tasmania, andrew.harris@education.tas.gov.au 2 University College, University of Tasmania, Stephen.Ives@utas.edu.au Food and fibre production currently contribute almost $3 billion annually to the Tasmanian economy. However, whilst the Tasmanian Government has a target value...
  • February 8, 2019
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Dr Mirjana Prica1 1 Food Innovation Australia, 11 Julius Avenue, North Ryde, NSW 2113  Global markets are changing rapidly and often unpredictably (e.g. Brexit, Trump initiated trade wars etc).  The world population is also projected to reach 9.8 billion by...
  • February 8, 2019
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Mr. Jesse Reader 1 1Bosch Australia, 1555 Centre Rd, Clayton, Victoria, Australia, 3168   The train is about to leave the station, I’m not sure where it’s going yet, but I know you need to be on it! It’s 2019...
  • February 4, 2019
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Kevin Smith1, 1The University of Melbourne, Private Bag 105, Hamilton, Vic 3300, kfsmith@unimelb.edu.au   Science is in the ‘Omics’ era and genomics in its broadest sense is already impacting on the way that plant and animal breeding is developing and...
  • February 4, 2019
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In this talk I will present a decade long development in field robotic solutions for agriculture from the University of Sydney. The robotics have been applied across a wide range of commodities including grazing livestock, horticulture and grains. For the...
  • February 4, 2019
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Amy Ross1, Catherine Turnbull2, Gill Norrington3, Karen Grimmer4, Asterie Twizeyemariya4 1Office for Professional Leadership, Allied and Scientific Health Office, Department for Health and Ageing, South Australia, Level 5, Citi Centre Building, 11 Hindmarsh Square, Adelaide  SA, 5000. amy.ross2@sa.gov.au 2Office for...
  • October 25, 2016
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Anne Skordis General Manager, Scheme Transition, for the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) Outlining how the NDIS will meet the needs of people with disability in rural and remote areas, particularly how the NDIS will overcome the barriers and challenges...
  • September 14, 2016
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