ABC Rural's Qld Country Hour live from QAAFI at UQ

1 November 2017

ABC radio's Qld Country Hour did their live broadcast from the Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation (QAAFI) headquarters.

    ABC Radio’s Charlie McKillopp spoke to QAAFI's Director Professor Robert Henry, Professor Mike Gidley (Director of Centre for Nutrition and Food Sciences), Professor Stephen Moore (Director of Centre for Animal Science) Dr Heather Smyth (Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Nutrition & Food Sciences) Professor Ben Hayes (Professorial Research Fellow at the Centre for Animal Science) and Dr Glen Fox (Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Nutrition and Food Sciences). 

      On the program QAAFI's researchers discuss: 
      • the risks and opportunities when developing a premium Australian food brand.
      • breeding for high quality beef
      • what makes premium foods unique
      • uncovering sorghum's potential health benefits and why it's finding itself in mainstream diets.

      QAAFI staff (from left) with ABC Radio’s Charlie McKillopp (front) Mike Gidley, Ben Hayes, Steve Moore, Robert Henry, Heather Smyth and Glen Fox