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10
Nov
2016

10-11-2016 09:00 AM - 11-11-2016 10:00 PM

This event has now concluded Thursday 10 and Friday 11 November, 2016 – Pullman Brisbane King George Square Click on session names below for further details Conference Overview The Australian Farm Institute held its annual Agriculture Roundtable Conference on the 10th and 11th November 2016, at the Pullman Brisbane King…
02
Jun
2016

02-06-2016 09:00 AM - 03-06-2016 10:00 PM

This event has now concluded Digital technologies have the potential to revolutionise Australian agriculture and make possible the next big leap in productivity. Across all agricultural commodities, digital technologies and applications are emerging that are disrupting production systems and supply chains, creating radically different business models, and enabling farmers and…
04
Nov
2015

04-11-2015 09:00 AM - 05-11-2015 10:00 PM

This event has now concluded AGRICULTURE ROUNDTABLE CONFERENCE, 4 & 5 NOVEMBER 2015 The Australian Farm Institute held its annual Agriculture Roundtable Conference on 4th and 5th November, 2015 at the Hilton Sydney. The event commenced with dinner on the evening of Wednesday 4th November and continued with breakfast and a…
29
Apr
2015

29-04-2015 09:00 AM - 29-04-2015 05:00 PM

Farm-animal welfare practices and policies in Australia have been under increasing scrutiny over recent years, and are currently the subject of considerable community and political debate. Australia has very high animal welfare standards, as well as internationally acknowledged scientists, and innovative and proactive industry leaders.
12
Nov
2014

12-11-2014 09:00 AM - 13-11-2014 05:00 PM

The Australian Agriculture Roundtable Conference has been held by the Australian Farm Institute every year for over 10 years. It brings together the most senior leaders of Australian agriculture and agribusiness to discuss issues of strategic importance to the future of the sector. Sessions included: Australia’s agricultural trade performance and…
03
Jun
2014

03-06-2014 09:00 AM - 04-06-2014 10:00 PM

The future success of the Australian farm sector depends on the financial performance of the sector, and the sector’s ability to attract finance or investment funding for increasing productivity.
06
Nov
2013

06-11-2013 09:00 AM - 07-11-2013 10:00 PM

Sessions for the 2013 conference included: the globalisation of the Australian grains industry and what it means for Australian grain growers; the future of animal welfare policy in Australia and its implications for livestock industries; farmer representation and leadership in Australia; and the importance of a national ‘brand’ in international…
29
May
2013

29-05-2013 09:00 AM - 30-05-2013 10:00 PM

The Australian Farm Institute convened a national conference bringing together farmers, agribusinesses, agricultural researchers, and public and private sector extension and advisory personnel to discuss this challenge, and develop an agreed common vision of an effective and efficient future Australian agricultural innovation system to improve the competitiveness and profitability of…
13
Nov
2012

13-11-2012 01:00 PM - 13-11-2012 05:00 PM

Productivity growth rates have slowed in the Australian agricultural sector and there is growing pressure to increase productivity gain despite limits to access of land and water resources. AFI asked an expert panel to tackle the issue and pose realistic productivity growth targets over the next two decades, the most…
13
Nov
2012

13-11-2012 09:00 AM - 14-11-2012 10:00 PM

The Australian Agriculture Roundtable Conference brings together Australian agribusiness, policy and farm sector leaders, providing a unique opportunity to learn about and discuss the strategic issues shaping the sector. Conference sessions included: managing carbon policy implications; changing community expectations of agriculture; are China and Asia the future for Australian agriculture?;…
28
May
2012

28-05-2012 09:00 AM - 30-05-2012 10:00 PM

A major conference discussing future policies for Australian farm land with 18 speakers, 1 Field Trip, 6 sessions, and 5 interactive workshops. Some critical questions addressed included: Should productive farm land be protected from mining and urban encroachment to guarantee Australian food security? Is it inevitable that agricultural activities will…
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