Month: March 2020

Visa extensions vital for the vegetable industry

AUSVEG, the industry representative for Australia’s vegetable and potato growers, is supporting calls from the fresh produce industry for the government to immediately extend the visas of vital foreign workers to ensure that growers have the workforce they need to supply fresh fruit and vegetables to Australian consumers. AUSVEG is calling on support from the…

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Coronavirus: Australian agriculture needs you

Industry leaders have issued an urgent plea for Australian people to work on farms and help feed the nation amid a burgeoning labour shortage due to the coronavirus pandemic. Some 1000’s seasonal workers are usually required annually on Australian farms – with many coming from overseas. But travel restrictions and tighter border controls are having…

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Do you love eating beef?

Do you love eating Beef?🥩… Are you keen on research?💻… And do you enjoy traveling the nation and the globe? 🌎 If you said yes to the above then why not venture into one of the Ph.D. positions in UNE Meat Science! There are currently opportunities available to study the effect of long-distance transport on…

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Does your farm have a view suited for weddings?

We listened to Brooke Boney as she presents the Season Three of Next Generation Innovators. Brooke spoke with Amy Parfett who has been inspired by AirBnb and how she can turn picturesque wedding venues into income generators for those looking to hire out their venue. will uncover the stories behind some of Australia’s most successful…

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