Events

22
Nov
2021

22-11-2021 09:00 AM - 22-11-2021 10:00 PM

AFI Roundtable – Monday 22 November, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra. Advocacy is of most importance in times of greatest socio-economic change. There are worrying signs that Australia – and the world – may be on the cusp of such an era of economic upheaval and social shift. Is Australia’s…
17
Jun
2021

17-06-2021 10:00 AM - 17-06-2021 10:00 PM

Purchase Sessions and Recordings Thursday 17 June 2021 – Toowoomba, QLD & ONLINE Conference Overview: While COVID-19 is the most prominent disruptor of trade in recent times, it is far from the only one. Geopolitical tensions, socio-economic changes, infrastructure challenges and biosecurity concerns are not merely theoretical risks but active…
07
Dec
2020

07-12-2020 10:00 AM - 11-12-2020 05:00 PM

Conservation Agriculture in 2030 Online Conference – 7 to 11 December 2020 – Part 2. Conservation agriculture has transformed the Australian farming sector over the past 50 years by delivering increases in productivity and profitability alongside improvements in soil condition, water efficiency and other environmental gains. Understanding the risks embedded…
31
Jul
2020

31-07-2020 10:00 AM - 31-07-2020 03:00 PM

Presented in partnership between the Australian Farm Institute and the Sydney Institute of Agriculture Conservation agriculture has transformed Australian farming, delivering productivity increases alongside environmental improvements. Anticipating emerging risks and potential impacts to this system is vital if conservation agriculture is to continue delivering transformative outcomes.  What might conservation agriculture…
15
Oct
2019

15-10-2019 09:00 AM - 15-10-2019 10:00 PM

Much of global agriculture is now sustained by payments for delivery of ecosystem services. In Australia the agricultural ecosystems services market is immature to non-existent. Can and should ecosystem services become a more significant part of the Australian agricultural economy? The Valuing Agriculture’s Natural Capital Roundtable sessions ran from 9 am – 5 pm, followed directly…
26
Jun
2019

26-06-2019 09:00 AM - 27-06-2019 04:00 PM

Agriculture’s changing risk exposure and management options was the focus for the Australian Farm Institute’s 2019 mid-year conference. The event was held at the Stamford Plaza in Brisbane over Wednesday and Thursday, 26–27 June with a conference dinner on Wednesday evening.
16
Oct
2018

16-10-2018 09:00 AM - 16-10-2018 11:00 PM

EVIDENCE MEETS EMOTION The Australian Farm Institute’s Agriculture Roundtable is an open forum for those with an interest in agricultural policy. The day’s sessions on animal welfare, environmental policy, community trust and agricultural statistics ran from 9 am – 5 pm. Followed directly by an evening session from 6 pm, ‘The Right…
13
Jun
2018

13-06-2018 09:00 AM - 14-06-2018

Digital agriculture is evolving rapidly. Recent industry discussions and conferences have focused on explaining the technology: what is big data, what is blockchain, how will the benefit be realised? As awareness of available technology matures, it’s time to shift focus to the fundamental enabler in this revolution without which there…
09
Nov
2017

09-11-2017 09:00 AM - 10-11-2017 05:00 PM

The Australian Farm Institute’s Australian Agriculture Roundtable Conference was held at the International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) on Thursday 9th and Friday 10th of November 2017. The 2017 Australian Agriculture Roundtable Conference is an important networking opportunity for innovative agricultural producers, supply chain leaders, agribusiness, policy-makers and lead researchers….
15
Jun
2017

15-06-2017 09:00 AM - 16-06-2017 10:00 PM

THIS EVENT IS NOW COMPLETE Digital agriculture is rapidly evolving to be a much bigger story than individual pieces of technology. The potential for data acquired through digital agriculture to fundamentally change supply chains and business systems is real and immediate. The Harvesting the Benefits of Digital Agriculture conference examined the actual…
16
Nov
2016

16-11-2016 09:00 AM - 16-11-2016 05:00 PM

Alternatives to bank debt needed for Australian farms Australian farm businesses, unlike farm businesses internationally, continue to rely almost solely on bank debt as their main source of funding, and this reliance is likely to limit the future growth of the sector. The report, ‘A Review of Farm Funding Models…
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