Federal Labor has promised to fund one-third of WSU’s $50m Agri Tech Hub, which is set to become the nation’s first high-tech commercial, teaching and research greenhouse complex.
On 4 May, CRC stakeholders met at the soon-to-be-completed Food Innovation Precinct Western Australia (the Precinct) in the Shire of Murray to sign lease agreements for core facilities within the precinct.
A new CRC project pairs UNSW mapping expert Dr Hoon Han with Namoi Unlimited, a group of five Northern Rivers-area councils keen to boost agribusiness development in this rich agricultural region.
Western Sydney University’s Prof. Zhonghua Chen is an expert in plant physiology, plant breeding, biophysics and agronomy – and an academic mentor to Australia’s next generation of crop scientists.
Relentless rain did little to dampen the spirits of the estimated 450 delegates, 40 virtual attendees, 60 exhibitors and large CRC-cohort contingent at this year’s PCA conference in Coffs Harbour.
A nine-year strategy for those growing crops undercover developed by QDAF with input from key stakeholders including FIAL and the CRC is set to be implemented by Protected Cropping Australia and Hort Innovation.
A UNSW PhD supervised by the CRC’s Prof Cordelia Selomulya has won the highly competitive RedShiftBio StructIR Lab Grant. She’ll use it to further her research into plant-protein functionalities.
Traceability Learning Journeys, a GS1 report commissioned by CRC partner WA DPIRD, is based on conversations with 20+ WA food and beverage firms about the benefits accrued and lessons learned from improving their traceability systems.
Research leads, PhDs and project collaborators from government and industry are among the CRC-affiliated presenters at this year’s PCA Conference.
The expansion of Costa’s Tomato Exchange glasshouse facility near Guyra, NSW, brings its total footprint to 40+ hectares, making it the largest such complex in the Southern Hemisphere.