A Northern Victorian cow has become the first to win the Jersey Australia/Semex Great Australian Challenge Supreme Champion title 2 years in a row.
Sydney-sider Lauren Adler was so keen on agriculture that she studied it by distance education and then changed schools in Year 11 to a school which offered HSC agriculture and had a farm.
QUT will lead research on a $14 million national project which aims to catapult Australia’s growing bioproducts industry while advancing the war on waste.
A study of Australian wildflower communities is improving understanding of how climatic stress controls plant diversity, based on the strategies different species use to survive, grow and reproduce.
As a ‘Future Fellow,’ Dr Scott Johnson from the Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment (HIE) will receive more than $900,000 in funding from the Australian Research Council to conduct the ‘Time to prime: Using silicon to activate grass resistance under higher CO2’ project.