GRDC Grains Research Update

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)

Dr Marta Navarro-Gomez

14 July 2020 12:00pm1:00pm
Dr Marta Navarro-Gomez from QAAFI's Centre for Nutrition and Food Sciences will present a seminar.
GRDC Grains Research Update

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.
GRDC Grains Research Update

Peanuts and soybeans

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

Sorghum for 2050

8 September 2020 9:00am
Designing sorghum crops for Australia’s climate in 2050 – Graeme Hammer (University of QLD)

Prof Ian Godwin

22 September 2020 12:00pm1:00pm
Prof Ian Godwin from QAAFI's Centre for Crop Science will present a seminar
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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.

Dr Millicent Smith

Cancelled
2 June 2020 12:00pm1:00pm
Dr Millicent Smith from UQ's School of Agriculture and Food Sciences will present a seminar.

Rural Press Club (Online): Senator the Hon. Simon Birmingham

21 May 2020 12:45pm
Thursday, 21 May 2020 - 12.45pm for a 1.00pm start
Professor Robert Henry

UQ Science online seminar - Prof Robert Henry

15 May 2020 12:00pm1:00pm
Q&A on access and benefit sharing for biological research in Queensland: Professor Robert Henry

Studying the native Australian green plum (Buchanania obovata)

Cancelled
12 May 2020 12:00pm1:00pm
QAAFI PhD Candidate, Selina Fyfe, will present an overview on the native Australian green plum, fruit of Buchanania obovata.

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.
Good enough to eat? Climate, technology and food

Webinar: Good enough to eat? Next generation GM crops

21 April 2020 12:00pm1:30pm
In a world of mounting carbon emissions, will technological innovation be perceived as the solution to meet global food demand for healthy food, rather than one of the problems?
Hon. David Littleproud MP

Rural Press Club (Online): Hon. David Littleproud MP

9 April 2020 12:15pm
The Rural Press Club is delighted to introduce RPC Online, our new webinar-based system to deliver the latest in agribusiness. Despite the recent global impact of COVID-19, the Rural Press Club is determined to continue to bring you valuable information and insights to help you navigate this difficult time, and to keep you connected to our strong and vibrant agribusiness community.

Dr Edward Narayan

Cancelled
7 April 2020 12:00pm1:00pm
QAAFI Affiliate, Dr Edward Narayan, will present a QAAFI Science Seminar
Beef Industry Breakfast - Smart spending on superb science

Beef Industry Breakfast - Smart spending on superb science

Cancelled
31 March 2020 6:45am9:00am
The Australian beef industry is constantly working towards increased productivity and profitability through better management – but what science, technologies and practices are going to get us there? Join MLA at this beef industry breakfast to hear about the investments that are delivering 'transformational change' for Australian beef. Hear from School of Agriculture and Food Sciences UQ researchers – Dr Simon Quigley, Dr Nick Hudson and James Volmer and how their research is delivery transformational change for Australian beef.
Avocado Tissue Culture Industry Stakeholder’s Day

Avocado Industry Information Day

Cancelled
25 March 2020 8:30am3:00pm
The Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation at the University of Queensland, in partnership with the University of Southern Queensland and Central Queensland University, would like to invite the avocado community to an industry stakeholder’s information day.

Australasian Plant Pathology Society (APPS) Queensland Plant Pathology Seminar

Cancelled
23 March 2020 10:30am2:30pm
The Australasian Plant Pathology Society (APPS) Queensland Seminar Series is held thrice a year at a different location in Queensland to present the plant pathology research being conducted across the state and to facilitate potential linkages between individuals of different institutes and organisations.
Fall Armyworm

Management of Fall Armyworm - webinar

13 March 2020 2:00pm
The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries is hosting a webinar aimed at everyone who manages crops that maybe be affected by the Fall Armyworm pest.

Adapting Agriculture to Climate Change: Exploring the genetic options

10 March 2020 12:00pm1:00pm
QAAFI Institute Director, Professor Robert Henry, will present a seminar titled "Adapting Agriculture to Climate Change: Exploring the genetic options".

Seminar: SMART foods for food and nutrition security in Africa

9 March 2020 2:00pm
Professor M. Naushad Emmambux from the University of Pretoria will present a seminar titled 'SMART foods for food and nutrition security in Africa'.

QAAFI International Women's Day 2020 Celebration

6 March 2020 10:30am11:30am
Join QAAFI to celebration International Women's Day 2020 by hearing from some inspirational women in agricultural research

Through the Nanopore – Latest Developments, Applications, and Directions.

26 February 2020 12:00pm1:00pm
Warren Bach from Oxford Nanopore Technologies will present a seminar titled "Through the Nanopore – Latest Developments, Applications, and Directions".

Opportunities from combining statistical and crop growth models to predict Genotype × Environment interactions over time

11 December 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
Daniela Bustos-Korts from Wageningen University will present a seminar titled 'Opportunities from combining statistical and crop growth models to predict Genotype × Environment interactions over time'

Graduate Course in Genetics and Plant Breeding of University of Sao Paulo: research lines and possibilities of partnership

3 December 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
Dr Roberto Fritsche-Neto from the University of São Paulo will present a QAAFI science seminar
Workshop on plant cryobiotechnology

Workshop on plant cryobiotechnology

14 November 2019 9:30am
Participants will learn cryopreservation theory covering techniques, challenges of different plant species and the underlying biochemicals and physiological; considerations.
A sensory experience of Australian flavour

A sensory experience of Australian flavour

11 November 2019 6:30pm7:30pm
The sensory experience of food and wine flavour has an important influence on consumer acceptance or rejection. A flavour's signature is impacted by the environment in which the food was grown and harvested. Understanding how place-of-origin influences food quality allows Australian companies to brand their products and produce with a point-of-difference, based on flavour, that inextricably ties the food to provenance.

TropAg2019

11 November 2019 9:00am13 November 2019 5:00pm
TropAg is the world’s leading tropical agriculture event bringing together the best in research and innovation, across plant, animal and food sciences. TropAg focuses on science and technology solutions across the agriculture and food supply chain, including technology and investment. Now incorporatingthe agricultural technology AgFutures conference, TropAg held in Brisbane, Australia, the capital of Australia’s second largest state, Queensland, which has 83 percent of its land area dedicated to tropical and sub-tropical agriculture.

TropAg Trivia Night hosted by RAID

10 November 2019 6:00pm9:00pm
To kick off TropAg 2019, RAID is hosting a fun filled night of trivia! Join us for general trivia, drinks and food.

Genes controlling sucrose movement in grasses

5 November 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
Professor David Braun will present a QAAFI Science Seminar titled 'Genes controlling sucrose movement in grasses'

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