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AIA North West - Technology for the Northern Growing Region: Where are we now?

Wed 18, Jul 2018 6pm – 8pm

We often hear about the latest and greatest in agtech, but what are the real-world implications for consultants, farmers and industry professionals?

The first in a planned series of North West AIA networking and information events brings together leaders in the agtech business and research space to discuss the current applications and availability of the latest technology and how it may improve your business and decision making.


AIA Victorian Ag Professionals Event

Thu 05, Jul 2018 6:30pm - 8:30pm

An Ag Professionals event is planned as a mid-semester function for current and prospective students and early career members. Student membership consists of students from Charles Sturt University, University of New England, La Trobe University, Monash University and The University of Melbourne, with their residential address being in Victoria. The purpose of the evening is to provide a venue where current, prospective students and early career members can mingle, exchange ideas and generally get to know each other. The function will be a casual evening providing the opportunity to network and share experiences with other members.


AIA Victorian Division Lunch Meeting

Tue 03, Jul 2018 12.00 PM - 1.30 PM

Venue, Elgin Inn Hotel, 75 Burwood Road, Hawthorn, 1st Floor. W: http://elgininn.com.au/ Please purchase your food and drink requirements downstairs then head upstairs. RSVP: Friday 29 June. Webinar available. Contact Bill Lewis: M 0417 146 800, Text or E bill@welewis.com.au


Victoria Division Lunch Meeting

Tue 05, Jun 2018 12.00 PM till 1.30 PM

Victoria Division Lunch Meeting - Tuesday 5 June 18

Beef Cattle Twinning

Please join the AIA VIC Division Lunch.


AIA Tasmania Division Speaker & Networking Event

Tue 05, Jun 2018 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Tracking technology and its potential for improving bee health and crop pollination.

Please join the Ag Institute of Australia (AIA) Tasmania Division for this event.


AIA NSW AGM & NSW Farmers Forum

Wed 30, May 2018 4:30pm

The AIA NSW Division will hold its Annual General Meeting (AGM) at Horticulture Innovation Australia on Wednesday 30 May 2018 at 4:30pm, followed by a forum on the NSW Farmers discussion paper: The Future of Electricity in Regional NSW.


Victoria Division Lunch Meeting

Tue 01, May 2018 12pm - 1:30pm

Ag & Vet Research - what's in the pipeline

The AIA has a number of talented members undertaking PhD's at Agriculture Victoria / La Trobe University in the AgriBio building. This next Lunch will feature short talks on the new directions and techniques in research and some of the projects being undertaken.


QLD DIVISION EVENT TO EXPLORE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE & DEEP LEARNING IN AGRICULTURE

Thu 26, Apr 2018 12:30pm - 9:30pm

This event on 26th April at the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) in Toowoomba offers an excellent opportunity to see important new technologies in practice and learn from leaders in the field.


SA Division Speaker and Networking Event (and AGM)

Wed 18, Apr 2018 5:00pm - 7:30pm

An extremely informative evening was enjoyed by nearly 40 AIA members, non-members and students on 18 April. There was great networking in the beautiful Urrbrae House, Waite Campus of the University of Adelaide, bot before and after an absorbing presentation.


AIA WA Careers Night - 4th April

Wed 04, Apr 2018 5:30pm

Please join the AIA WA Careers Night


AIA VIC Division Lunch - April 2018

Tue 03, Apr 2018 12.00pm to 1.30pm

Please join the AIA VIC Division Lunch.


AIA NSW Division Chris Russell Medal of Excellence 2018 and Agribuzz at the Sydney Royal Easter Show

Wed 28, Mar 2018 4:00pm to 8:00pm

This event is an great chance to celebrate excellent young researchers and join a vibrant industry networking event amongst all that the Royal Easter Show offers.

Chris Russell Medal of Excellence (CRMoE)
This prestigious State Award is 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 deliver presentations . with Chris Russell presenting his insights into his vision of agriculture in to the future.

Farm Writers' Agribuzz at the Royal Easter Show
Farm Writers' Agribuzz at The Show commences at 6.00 pm following the CRMoE talks and award presentations. Agribuzz is a smart casual professional networking event where you mix with leaders in agribusiness. For young professionals and undergraduates it is also an opportunity to mix with potential employers!


AIA VIC Division Lunch

Tue 06, Mar 2018 11.30am to 1.30pm

Please join the AIA VIC Division Lunch.


AIA TAS Division Dinner Meeting - Medicinal Cannabis in Tasmania

Tue 27, Feb 2018 6:30pm - Finish by 9:00pm

The Ag Institute Australia (AIA) TAS Division would like to invite you to attend the following networking event.


AIA NSW Agriculture now and then: growing the future from the seeds of the past

Fri 16, Feb 2018 6:00pm - 8:00pm

The Ag Institute Australia (AIA) NSW Division would like to invite you to attend the following networking event.


AIA SA Division Networking Event

Thu 23, Nov 2017 5:00pm - 7:30pm

Please join us for a fascinating evening of networking and
celebration of outreach of agriculture internationally and locally.
Guest Speaker: Paul Symonds


Victoria Division Lunch - Tuesday 14 November 2017

Tue 14, Nov 2017 12:00pm

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.


AIA Divisional Engagement Networking Event - “sharing experiences in agriculture”

Mon 13, Nov 2017 5:30pm - 7:30pm

The Ag Institute Australia (AIA) board would like to invite you to attend the following networking event to coincide with the Divisional Engagement Board meetings in Carlton, Victoria.


SA Division - The Jim McColl Award

Mon 30, Oct 2017

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.


SA Urban Food Production

Wed 11, Oct 2017 9.15am to 4pm

A “science-meets-practice” workshop for SA’s urban horticultural industry


Horticulture Code of Conduct Information Session for Vegetable Growers

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.


Sydney Pub Chat: Careers in Agriculture

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.


Vegetable Industry TPP Update & Biosecurity Information Session

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.


AIA TAS Division Dinner - Beyond Pretty Pictures: Real Data, Real Information with UAVs

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!


Plant Breeding Institute Field Day 2017

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.


Victoria Division Lunch - Tuesday 5 September 2017

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.


Victoria Division Lunch - Tuesday 1st August 2017

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


AIA Victoria Division Lunch: Better Livelihood Outcomes for Rural Villagers in Lao PDR

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


Beneficial Microbes in Agriculture Talk at National Hotel Complex, 182/186 High St, Bendigo

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.


Victorian Division Lunch Meeting 6th June

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?'


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