• Sugarcane

    Improved genomic selection of sugarcane - webinar

    21 January 2021 8:00am9:00am
    Please join us as we hear from Seema Yadav (PhD candidate QAAFI UQ) who will present the latest results on incorporating non-additive genetic effects in genomic prediction.
  • Science Honours Week

    4 September 2020 12:00pm1:00pm
    Discover UQ's honours research programs in our series of webinars. QAAFI is participating in a joint Institutes Showcase on 4th September 12-1 pm. “Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, Molecular Bioscience, and Agriculture and Food Innovation webinar”. This will be run as a ZOOM meeting with a central presentation by AIBN/IMB/QAAFI co-ordinators followed by breakout rooms for prospective students to chat with academics.
  • Professor Eugeni Roura

    Nutrition Webinar Series: Reduced protein diets

    20 August 2020 12:00pm1:30pm
    Please join us for our first nutrition themed webinar that focuses on research conducted in the area of reduced protein diets.
    Dietary manipulation of nutrient-specific appetite in broiler chickens from QAAFI's Prof Eugeni Roura
  • Katrina Hodgson-Kratky

    Engineering sugarcane biomass for production of fuels and other bioproducts

    9 September 2020 10:00am11:00am
    Join Katrina Hodgson-Kratky, PhD Candidate, Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation, The University of Queensland presenting on her current research.
    Meeting future demands for renewable fuels and other bioproducts is dependent on the use of biomass feedstocks from highly productive crops such as sugarcane.
  • Luis Prada e Silva

    FitBits and calving cows - bringing together science and new technologies

    25 June 2020 12:00pm
    Join the discussion on "FitBits and calving cows - bringing together science and new technologies" with Anita Chang (Central Queensland University) and Tim Schatz (NT Department of Primary Industries & Resources), hosted by Luis Prada e Silva (UQ/QAAFI) - president of the AAAS Qld & NT Branch.
  • Prof Graeme Hammer

    Sorghum for 2050

    8 September 2020 9:00am
    Prof Graeme Hammer will present an online seminar 'Designing sorghum crops for Australia’s climate in 2050'.
  • Neil Halpin

    Peanuts and soybeans

    27 August 2020 9:00am
    - New research in peanuts to assist in-field decision making – Neil Halpin (DAF and UQ)
    - Updating soybean agronomy for 3 new varieties – Andrew James (CSIRO) and Natalie Moore (NSW DPI)
    - Target spot and anthracnose in soybeans – Lisa Kelly (DAF)
  • Joe Eyre

    Early sown sorghum

    21 July 2020 9:00am
    - Farming systems impacts of early sown sorghum on crop water use efficiency, implications for subsequent crops, likely crop frequencies and system profit- Joe Eyre (University of QLD)
    - Winter sown sorghum establishment, emergence and performance- Loretta Serafin (NSW DPI) & Joe Eyre (University of QLD)
    - Discussion on pros and cons of sowing sorghum early or late to beat the heat.
  • Joe Eyre

    Summer crops in western regions

    14 July 2020 9:00am
    - Summer crops – their role in western farming systems and ways to increase reliability in NWNSW and SWQLD - Lindsay Bell (CSIRO) & Joe Eyre (University of QLD)
    - De-risking summer crops - strategies to reduce risk and optimise system benefit- Discussion led by Paul Gardoll (MCA Goondiwindi), Phil Lockwood(Meremley Agricultural Services) & Loretta Serafin (NSW DPI)
  • Daniel Rodriguez

    Broadacre cropping in northern Queensland Virtual Field Day webinar

    6 May 2020 6:00pm
    On 6 May 2020, the CRC for Developing Northern Australia (CRCNA) and the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) teamed up with our three research leads working on broadacre cropping projects in North and Far North Queensland to deliver a virtual field day.


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