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An independent institute researching policy issues that affect Australian agriculture
This year's topic is: Australian agriculture should forget about the pursuit of productivity, and instead focus on premium markets. Register now.
Australian farmers could remain years behind global peers due to NBN delays. Also, the implications of big data for Australian farmers; hastily made policy decisions may have little real impact on farm animal welfare; the effectiveness of current country of origin labelling requirements; and the RSPCA’s divided attitudes to pet and livestock welfare.
A review of current farm animal welfare policy systems, finds that Australia has very high animal welfare standards, as well as internationally acknowledged scientists, and innovative and proactive industry leaders.
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?