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AIA/SWSC Science and Innovation in SW Agriculture, National AGM & National Student Awards

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


New Breeding Techniques in Animal and Plant Production

Mon 10, Apr 2017 5.30-6.30 pm

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


AIA NSW Chris Russell Medal of Excellence 2017

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.


AIA WA Division 2017 Agriculture Careers Night

Wed 05, Apr 2017 5.30pm

Learn about career opportunities
Meet prospective employers
Network with other students from Curtin, UWA, Murdoch and Muresk &
Identify contacts for student projects


AIA WA Young Professionals in Agriculture Forum & AIA WA General Meeting

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.


AIA Tasmanian Division Dinner Meeting - March 2017

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.


AIA Young Professionals In Agriculture event - Mobilise Your Ideas

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!


Tasmanian Division Dinner Meeting Presentation

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".


AIA SA Division Networking Event

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.


Ag Institute Tasmanian Division Dinner Meeting Presentation

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


Ag Institute Australia Spring Tour - Perth Hills and Swan Valley

Sat 08, Oct 2016 9:30am-5:00pm

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.


AIA Wagga Young Professionals in Agriculture - Laughter, the best medicine

Wed 24, Aug 2016 6:30pm

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.


Ag Institute Australia QLD Division General Meeting

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).


AIA Tasmanian Farm Tour and AGM

Sat 28, May 2016 11:00am

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.




AIA SA Conference: Including the National Student Awards, Dinner & National AGM

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.


AIA South Australian AGM

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.


CCA Cropping Solutions Seminar

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


AIA TAS Division Dinner Meeting

Thu 28, Apr 2016 6:30pm

AIA TAS Division Dinner Meeting: Lessons Learnt in starting an Agricultural Enterprise


AIA NSW Chris Russell Medal of Excellence 2016

Thu 24, Mar 2016 3pm - 6:30pm (Agribuzz event starts at 6.30pm)

Chris Russell Medal of Excellence
A prestigious State Award for undergraduate students who are completing their agriculture, natural resource management and/or animal science studies and are undertaking a research project as part of their studies. NSW Student finalists will be delivering presentations with Chris Russell presenting his insights into his vision of agriculture in to the future.

Farm Writers Agribuzz
Following the presentations guests will be invited to attend the Agribuzz event. Agribuzz is a great opportunity to hear from a guest speaker and network with other professionals in agriculture.

Tickets for the event will include entry to the Show, light refreshments to accompany the student presentations and entry to the Agribuzz event.

Venue: Somerville 1 room: The Dome, Sydney Showground, Sydney Royal Easter Show.


AIA SA Data Presentation Workshop

Fri 18, Mar 2016 10am - 3pm

Data Presentation Workshop or, Really Understanding your Trials and Getting the Most from your Data

10.00 am to 3.00 pm, 18 March 2016
Plant Research Centre, 2b Hartley Grove, Urrbrae SA 5064

Click the title for more information


AIA WA Young Professionals in Agriculture and AIA WA Annual General Meeting

Wed 16, Mar 2016 9:45am - 2pm

Young Professionals in Agriculture Forum - followed by AIA WA General Meeting
Wednesday March 16, 2016
Department of Agriculture and Food WA, Theatrette
3 Baron Hay Court, South Perth
Arrive at 9.45 am for a 10.00 am start — 1 pm


The Ag Institute & University of Sydney Networking Event

Thu 08, Oct 2015 4.30pm - 7pm

Come and meet with agricultural professionals and learn about career opportunities

GUEST SPEAKER: Ric Otton from MET Systems Pty Ltd on
“The Interaction between AG and the digital world”

Venue: The Royal Hotel, 370 Abercrombie St, Darlington NSW
When: 8th October 2015
Time: 5.00 –7 pm
Cost: pay own way

RSVP 5th October 2015

Please RSVP to nswaiasecretary@gmail.com or via registration link.

Please click on the event name for details.


Ag Institute Australia Webinar Series 'Balancing Risk and Reward
 in Agriculture' Ag Institute Australia Webinar Series 'Balancing Risk and Reward
 in Agriculture' - Multi-Peril Crop Insurance

Tue 25, Aug 2015 12:00pm - 12:30pm AEST

The Australian Government's White Paper on on Agricultural Competitiveness released in July 2015, highlights the importance of improving agricultural risk management. The Government is to put up $29.9 million over four years for farm insurance advice and risk assessment grants.


WA Division - Innovation in Agriculture – Opportunities and Constraints

Wed 19, Aug 2015 8.30am-5.30pm (followed by cocktails)

Venue: Pagoda Resort & Spa | 112 Melville Parade, Como

Forum Coordinator: Samantha Scott M: 0417 177 598 E: samanthascott@westnet.com.au

Forum Committee Chair: Dr Michael Robertson, CSIRO M: 0417 721 510 E: Michael.Robertson@csiro.au

Registrations: Registrations will open soon.

The Forum precedes WA’s Dowerin Machinery Field Days.

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AIA 2015 National Conference

Wed 20, May 2015

Professionals Preparing for 2040 Agriculture

20-21 May 2015

Moda Events Portside
39 Hercules Street Hamilton Qld

Professionals Preparing for 2040 Agriculture A conference with a focus on the agricultural professionals who will be meeting the 2040 food and fibre challenges – productivity, profitability, people, and policy.

Ever considered what it will be like working as an agricultural professional in 25 years time?

We have heard a lot in recent times about the agricultural challenges relating to future production and supply demands. But what does this mean for the people leading, innovating and enabling these advancements?

This conference will address pertinent questions and topics that are essential for preparing professionals not only from an agronomy perspective, but also technology, policy, industry, business, professional development, leadership, and international considerations.

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SA Division - The Jim McColl Award

Wed 29, Apr 2015

Dr Jim McColl, who passed away in 2013, was one of the early pioneers of the private farm consulting movement. He specialised in a whole of farm approach, including business aspects and was highly regarded by clients and colleagues.

The SA Division of Ag Institute Australia in which Jim spent much of his time, believes that it is fitting that his contribution to Australian agriculture be recognised in the long term. The Jim McColl AIA Young Consultant Award recognises the achievements of young consultants, an area in which Jim was passionate to assist in developing and one he would be proud to support.

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AIA - TAS Division: Autumn Forum

Thu 23, Apr 2015

Ag Institute Australia (AIA), Tasmanian Division present
Autumn Forum

Thursday 23rd April 2015
Deloraine Community Complex

Export to Asia & the World: Opportunities for Tasmanian Agricultural Enterprises – Tips and stories from those who are doing it

DATE: Thursday 23rd April, 2015
TIME: 12.30pm AIA Tasmanian Division AGM
1.00 pm Forum registrations for 1.30pm start until 5.30 pm
To be followed by networking dinner between 5.30pm and 8.30pm

VENUE: Deloraine Community Centre, 2 Alveston Drive, Deloraine

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Chris Russell Medal of Excellence Presentations and Agribuzz Event

Tue 31, Mar 2015 6.30pm

Sydney Royal Easter Show

Excellence in Agriculture Day

In conjunction with Farm Writers Australia


Chris Russell Medal of Excellence
A prestigious State Award for undergraduate students who are completing their agriculture, natural resource management and/or animal science studies and are undertaking a research project as part of their studies. NSW Student finalists will be delivering presentations with Chris Russell presenting his insights into his vision of agriculture in to the future.

Farm Writers Agribuzz
Following the presentations guests will be invited to attend the Agribuzz event. Agribuzz is a great opportunity to hear from a guest speaker and network with other professionals in agriculture. For more details go to: https://nswfarmwriters.org.au/site/index.php

Tickets for the event will include entry to the Show, light refreshments to accompany the student presentations and entry to the Agribuzz event.

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Creating Opportunities in Consulting

Thu 05, Mar 2015

A workshop on growing and diversifying the business

Thurs 5th March 2015
SARDI Plant Research Centre,
Urrbrae, South Australia

Session 1: Business Planning Options, now and as you grow
Session 2: Diversifying the Business
Session 3: Project Work. How to Win Funds and Influence People
Session 4: Partnering - Making working with others successful and painless
Session 5: Advertising & Marketing Your Business

Who’s coming:
> Practising agricultural consultants and agronomists wishing to expand their services provided to existing and potential clients.
> Professionals engaged in the research, commercial and public agricultural sectors who are contemplating a career in consulting.

Ongoing development and networking with other professionals in the field are key steps towards building a successful business as a consultant.

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The Last Victorian Committee Luncheon Meeting For This Year

Tue 02, Dec 2014 12pm

Will be held on Tuesday 2nd December at The Elgin Inn, Burwood Road Hawthorn.
The agenda will deal with a Review of the current year, Next Year’s Program that includes Guest Speakers, and Other Issues of Importance to our members and potential ones.

Proceedings begin at 12 Noon and feel free to bring other interested individuals along.

Getting There:
Either by METRO train to Hawthorn Station or take a No. 75 Tram that originates in Flinders Street to Stop 26 at Hawthorn, The Elgin some 70 metres uphill on the same side.
You are only expected to pay for your own reasonably priced food and drink.

As Jim Hooper is overseas, please advise Bill Lewis if you are attending by email bill@welewis.com.au or mobile 0417 146 800.


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