Tue 14, Nov 2017
Dairying - Where at, Where to?”, is the topic that will be investigated by Kevin Maher, B Agr Sc, Melb Uni, 1960. He worked as an Agricultural Extension Officer, Victorian Department of Agriculture then consulted with J. P. Makeham & Associates.
Wed 11, Oct 2017
9.15am to 4pm
A “science-meets-practice” workshop for SA’s urban horticultural industry
Tue 10, Oct 2017
8am to 10am
Do you know how the new Horticulture Code applies to you?
How do you make sure your business is compliant?
If you are a grower who sells product you need to understand the code and your obligations.
Thu 05, Oct 2017
5:15pm to 7:30pm
There has never been a more exciting time to be an ag science graduate. The diversity of industries seeking graduates in ag science and related fields is countless, and employment rates are at unprecedented levels.
Tue 03, Oct 2017
2pm to 4.30pm followed by refreshments
An update on Tomato Potato Psyllid (TPP) and planning for the season as well as information for on-farm biosecurity management planning.
Thu 21, Sep 2017
6:30pm - 9:00pm
An insight on the science that can make or break the use of drones in agriculture. Don’t Photoshop your farm!
Wed 13, Sep 2017
12:30pm for 1:00pm start, refreshments from 4.30pm
See the latest grain crop research to assist growers and advisors with increasing productivity in our highly variable climate. This year we have planted plots of wheat, chickpeas, faba beans, field peas and Indian mustards. Walk through the plots and discuss with researchers.
Tue 05, Sep 2017
12:00pm to 1:30pm
The Victoria Division September luncheon, is highlighted by Prof. Alan Trounson speaking about Nuclear Transfer in farm animals.
Tue 01, Aug 2017
12:00pm - 2:00pm
The talk titled Application of sensor technologies to improve productivity and welfare of livestock will be provided by Dr Markandeya (Mark) Jois, BVSc., MVSc., PhD, Senior Lecturer, School of Life Sciences, La Trobe University
Tue 04, Jul 2017
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Dr John Allen BVSc MBA PhD, Program Leader - Regional Program, CSIRO - Australian Animal Health Laboratory, Geelong Vic., will explain his research that achieved improved pig production, cross border market access; and reduced impact from pig associated zoonotic diseases - using One Health System Approach
Wed 21, Jun 2017
6 p.m. Dinner, 7 p.m. Presentation & Q&A
The talk will cover a range of microbes used in current agricultural systems. Learn about rhizobium bacteria that convert nitrogen from the air into plant available nitrogen. Learn how these microbes are mass produced and then added back on to legume crops such as fababeans, lentils, vetch, field pea, chickpeas and lupins.
Tue 06, Jun 2017
11.45 for 12:00 start
The next AIA VICTORIAN DIVISION LUNCHEON MEETING is on Tuesday, 6th June 2017 at The Elgin Inn, 75 Burwood Road, Hawthorn
The event will start at midday sharp.
Get well informed and stimulated by our Guest Speaker:
Dr. Turlough Guerin, MAIA on the topic;
'Should Large-Scale Power Stations Be Built on Agricultural Land?'
Thu 25, May 2017
5:00pm - 7:30pm
The SA Division is delighted to invite you to our networking event with Guest Speaker and short AGM on Thursday 25 May 2017 5.00 – 7.30 pm
Thu 18, May 2017
09:00 - 17:00
Science and Innovation in South West Agriculture
A conference presented by the South West Science Council and the Ag Institute of Australia Manjimup, Thursday 18 and Friday 19 May, 201
Mon 10, Apr 2017
Discussion with David Hudson and Dr Carl Ramage around new breeding technologies such as oligo-directed mutagenesis, site-directed nuclease techniques, RNA interference, grafting, agro-infiltration and breeding techniques producing null segregants
Thu 06, Apr 2017
3pm - 5:30pm
This is the event which determines the NSW AIA Student Award and thus, our nomination towards the National Awards in WA in May.
Wed 05, Apr 2017
Learn about career opportunities
Meet prospective employers
Network with other students from Curtin, UWA, Murdoch and Muresk &
Identify contacts for student projects
Thu 30, Mar 2017
10am - 1:45pm
Presentations from 3 Finalists for the AIA WA YPIA Award, Post Graduate Showcase by Dominie Wright & the AIA WA General Meeting.
Tue 28, Mar 2017
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Tasmania will be holding a dinner meeting on the 28th March at 6:30pm to be held at the Har Wee Yee Restaurant, Hobart. The Speaker is Caroline Brown and the topic is the policy and legislation of Genetic Modified Organisms. Cost will be $35 for non-members and $20 for members.
Thu 02, Mar 2017
4pm - 9pm
Pragmatic, practical stories from those who have done and those who are doing! How to take your innovative idea to commercial reality in the Ag Industry. 5 great speakers!
Thu 01, Dec 2016
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
You are invited to attend the Tasmanian Division Dinner Meeting Presentation! Joanna Lyall
will be presenting on "the responses of native and introduced predators to habitat disturbance in North West Tasmania".
Mon 31, Oct 2016
5:00pm - 7:30pm
The Ag Institute Australia (AIA) South Australian Division would love to see you at the upcoming AIA SA Division Networking event on Monday 31 October 2016 at 5.00 – 7.30 pm Urrbrae House – Waite Campus. There will be very short presentations leaving lots of time to chat with your AIA colleagues.
Thu 20, Oct 2016
6:00pm – 8:30pm
The Ag Institute Australia Tasmanian Division would like to invite you to attend the following AIA event: Ag Institute Tasmanian Division Dinner Meeting Presentation
Topic: “Foot and Mouth Disease – International Training in Nepal”
Speaker: Dr Debbie Grull, Veterinary Officer
Sat 08, Oct 2016
Investigate current agricultural land use, soils and planning in the Perth Hills and Swan Valley, and to provide an opportunity for students to mix with agricultural professionals.
Wed 24, Aug 2016
The Wagga Young Professionals in Agriculture group are hosting an event on Wednesday 8th June. The event focuses on dealing with mental health issues, for both ourselves and our clients. Please note that any profit from the night will be donated to “Riverina Bluebell”, a mental health organisation, who is kindly sponsoring the event.
Thu 11, Aug 2016
10am - 11am
The General Meeting (AGM) of the Queensland Division of the Australian Institute of Agricultural Science & Technology (Trading as Ag Institute Australia) is to be held at 10am Thursday 11 August 2016 via teleconference (dial in details on the top of the agenda).
Sat 28, May 2016
The Ag Institute Tasmanian Farm Tour and AGM will include a visit to Costas Strawberries followed by Lunch/AGM at Anvers Chocolate Factory. The tour will be hosted by David Bardon at the Costa Strawberry Operation, 211 Brooke St East Devonport. Guests will then be able to enjoy a Tasmanian Buffet Fare for $26.50 per person at the Anvers Chocolate Conservatory, 9025 Bass Highway, Latrobe.
Thu 26, May 2016
11am Thursday 26th May - 6pm Friday 27th May
The AIA held their National Event on the 26th and 27th of May 2016. It included the National Students Awards, a Social Networking Dinner & AGM and South Australian Conference.
Tue 17, May 2016
5:00pm - 7:30pm
The South Australia AGM is on Tuesday 17 May, in Urrbrae House, commencing at 5.00 pm.
This is an important event given that we not only hear of our progress in the past 12 months, but also celebrate our colleagues’ achievements with the presentation of awards.
This includes the Jim McColl Award with the McColl family present.
This year there will also be a short presentation by Wayne Meyer/Peter Hayman on the AIA approach to climate change policy.
We will then finish up with a cocktail session where we can network until 7.30 pm.
Wed 04, May 2016
8:00am Wednesday 4th May - 1:30pm Thursday 5th May
The first of Crop Consultants Australia's 2016 Cropping Solutions Seminars on May 4-5th in Moree
Seminar & Networking Dinner, plus a Young Member Networking Dinner on 3rd May
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