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VICTORIAN DIVISION TO HOLD AG PROFESSIONALS EVENT

Tue 19, Jun 2018
An Ag Professionals event is planned as a mid-semester function for current and prospective students and early career members in Melbourne on 5th July. more …

Ag Institute NSW Division AGM and Energy Forum: Review of NSW Rural / Regional Electricity and Gas supplies and costs

Fri 08, Jun 2018
Mr Derek Schoen President of the NSW Farmers Association stated in his introduction to the NSW Farmers Discussion Paper THE FUTURE OF ELECTRICITY IN REGIONAL NSW.

“Agriculture is an energy intensive industry, with activities such as irrigation, dairy processing, climate controlled environments and cold storage chains heavily dependent on electricity. NSW farmers are looking to the future and embracing digitisation and automation of processes to improve productivity and efficiency which will require greater electrification of farming processes’. more …

TASMANIAN TAKES OUT 2018 NATIONAL STUDENT AWARD

Tue 01, May 2018
Ryan Warren, from the University of Tasmania, has been announced as the winner of the Ag Institute Australia (AIA) National Student Award for 2018. more …

WA AIA DIVISION PRESENTS AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

Thu 19, Apr 2018
The WA Division had a very enjoyable event for the presentation of John Lucey’s Award of Excellence in Bunbury on the 10th April. more …

Nominations Open for the AIA SA Division Jim McColl Young Consultant Award

Wed 04, Apr 2018
The Jim McColl AIA Young Consultant Award 2018 has opened for nominations. This award, which recognises the achievements of consultants aged under 40, is in the memory of Dr Jim McColl, who was one of the early pioneers of the private farm consulting movement. more …

RENEWABLES KEY FOR AGRICULTURE TO TACKLE CLIMATE CHANGE

Thu 22, Mar 2018
Renewable energy policies are essential to effective climate change mitigation, according to the latest policy paper from Ag Institute Australia (AIA), which recognises climate change as a pressing issue for agriculture. more …

Weed Warrior Takes Out WA Division Excellence Award

Wed 28, Feb 2018
The WA Division of AIA has presented Peter Newman with the Award of Excellence 2017. more …

Mining and Agriculture – Is co-existence possible?

Tue 27, Feb 2018
Ag Institute Australia (AIA) is calling for protection for prime agricultural land from mining activities, while acknowledging the two industries can work together effectively.
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AIA SA Division Networking Event

Wed 20, Dec 2017
Please view the presentations from the AIA SA Division Networking Event held on Thursday 23 November 2017.
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AIA Details of Agricultural Professional Accreditation Scheme Revealed

Wed 06, Dec 2017
Ag Institute Australia (AIA) has revealed further details of the first step towards a national accreditation scheme for agricultural professionals. more …

AIA Calls for Agricultural Professional Accreditation Scheme

Tue 03, Oct 2017
A national accreditation scheme for professionals working in the agricultural sector is an essential development which will benefit individuals and industry as a whole. more …

Science an essential partner to drive agriculture forward

Tue 28, Mar 2017
Ag Institute Australia has called for sufficient ongoing support and investment in science-based innovation to help drive agriculture forward in Australia. Without this, AIA warns, Australian agriculture will lose significant opportunities and advantages.
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