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Guest Editorial - Keeping Flexible - By Scott McKinnon

Tue 24, Nov 2020
The diverse membership, breadth of industry and National coverage of the Ag Institute was one of the key features that drew me to join. more …

Join us on Ag Day

Tue 17, Nov 2020
National Ag Day 2020 will be held on 20 November. more …

Make a difference – nominate for a committee or board position

Tue 17, Nov 2020
The Ag Institute is committed to positioning the importance of strong ag science and to supporting and recognising those in our sector. There is an ongoing invitation for members and other professionals to join us as co-opted members onto our various board committees. These opportunities include the: more …

HIAM Health

Tue 17, Nov 2020
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National AgDay 2020

Tue 10, Nov 2020
See the Chairs report here more …

Technology adoption and innovation: Yes, but What About the Human Impact?

Tue 03, Nov 2020
I have been reflecting on what the rapid pace of tech development means for professionals in agriculture. Specifically, what does it mean for executives and managers who need to deal with the impacts of technology on employees, on client users (farmers and land managers), as well as business owners and investors? more …

Ag Institute Wicked Challenge - National Agriculture Day 2020

Wed 28, Oct 2020
What is one thing Agricultural Institute Australia can do to propel agriculture to meet the $100bn target? more …

Urban agriculture is expanding - but not because we are running short of food

Tue 20, Oct 2020
From the AIA Chair, Dr Turlough Guerin more …

Agriculture’s Role in the Low Emissions Technology Statement

Tue 06, Oct 2020
The Commonwealth Government released a report on how it proposes to address carbon emissions titled 'Technology Investment Roadmap: First Low Emissions Technology Statement 2020'. more …

What have we done to the rain?

Tue 06, Oct 2020
Following on from the recent Queensland division’s webinar on climate science and agriculture, John Montgomery explains that according to an Australian specialist, unless we get emissions of greenhouse gases under control, we will lose another 20% of our rainfall by the end of this century. more …

The Big 'What Ifs' of Regional Agriculture

Tue 25, Aug 2020
Crop Consultants Australia, in partnership with the Ag Institute, presents a one-day workshop. more …

Recognition & Support for Indigenous Agriculturalists

Tue 04, Aug 2020
AIA Board seeking member involvement to create connections in Indigenous communities. more …

AEV Richardson Memorial Award goes to Queensland

Tue 28, Jul 2020
Congratulations to Jacoba Madigan-Stretton from the University of Queensland, who has taken out the AIA National Student Award for 2020. more …

Challenges and opportunities for agriculture in a changing Carbon economy

Thu 09, Jul 2020
Proceedings of the Queensland Division's Symposium more …

Cameron Leckie wins QLD Division Alan Rixon Memorial Medal for 2019

Tue 07, Jul 2020
The Alan Rixon Memorial Medal is awarded by the Queensland Division of the Ag Institute Australia to the top final year student in Agricultural or Environmental Engineering at the University of Southern Queensland. more …

Daniel Tan features on Nick Kilvert's ABC Urban Castaway series

Mon 25, May 2020
Watch Daniel Tan feature on ABC Radio National Life Matters - Nick Kilvert's ABC Urban Castaway series more …

FUTURE OF AGRICULTURE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA THINK-TANK WORKSHOP REPORT

Wed 06, May 2020
This report summarises the Think-Tank workshop held at the Novotel Perth Langley, Perth
on 20 and 21 August 2019, as part of the Australian Institute of Agriculture’s AgFutures
2035 Conference. Approximately 60 agricultural scientists, students and industry leaders
attended the workshop. more …

What Does a Circular Economy Look Like in Agriculture?

Wed 29, Apr 2020
AIA Chair, Turlough Guerin, shares his thoughts on an agricultural circular economy and how the industry can achieve greater sustainability. more …

Young Professionals in Agriculture - forum media statement

Thu 02, Apr 2020
Young researchers shine at agriculture forum more …

AIA Releases Policies on Animal Welfare, Sustainable Water Use

Wed 26, Feb 2020
The Advocacy & Policy Special Interest Group have released Policy Statements on Animal Welfare and the Sustainable Use of Water. more …

Two AIA Members Recognised as Member (AM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia

Wed 12, Feb 2020
Dr David Leece and Bob Hall recognised for their outstanding achievements and invaluable contribution to society. more …

Response to opinion piece on global population and food supply

Tue 17, Dec 2019
The impact of increasing population on food demand and the environmental impact of the larger agriculture needed to feed the world is now further complicated by the promised climate crisis. more …

Dr Richard George wins a WA Award of Excellence for 2019

Thu 12, Dec 2019
Dr Richard George has contributed 35 years of high quality service to agriculture and natural resource management. He is a worthy recipient of the WA Division's Award of Excellence. more …

Who's data is it anyway?

Tue 10, Dec 2019
The importance of ethics in agtech, particularly in the areas of data ownership, management of client’s data, and the use of artificial intelligence (AI) for automation. more …

NSW Ethics Masterclass

Mon 18, Nov 2019
AIA NSW Ethics Masterclass

The Rising Tide of Ethics in Australian Agriculture more …

CAg Applications Now Available Online

Thu 20, Jun 2019
The Chartered Agriculturalist (CAg) scheme online application system is now ready to take applications. AIA Members and non-members can apply. For AIA Members who do not have CPAg status, now is a good time to get your CPAg grading. If you are a professional member with CPAg status or you are an agricultural professional accredited under a related industry scheme, then you may be eligible for achieving the CAg grading. more …

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