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Future Trade Opportunities for Australian Agriculture Conference

The Australian Farm Institute's Future Trade Opportunities for Australian Agriculture Conference is being held at the Hotel Realm in Canberra, on 10 & 11 June 2015.

Farm Policy Journal - Autumn 2015: Big data

From little data big data grow. Will 'big data' kill the family farm, or be the key to its renaissance?

Seminar: Farm-animal welfare

Book your seat to the next Australian seminar on farm-animal welfare, Wednesday 29 April, University House, Canberra

Farm Institute Insights - February 2015

Drought policy has vexed Australian policy-makers and farmers for the past 100 years. Yet despite seemingly backward steps, there are signs that drought policy reforms are slowly resulting in better outcomes...

Three new research reports released - Optimising future extension systems in the Australian grains industry

A less than optimal agricultural extension system will act as a considerable brake on the level of productivity growth. Recent research examines the Australian system and provides a dozen recommendations for improvement.