CHOBANI FOOD INCUBATOR

  Chobani has partnered with Monash University and the Food Innovation Centre (FIC) to launch an incubator program for Australia’s food industry. The 4 month program includes a $10,000 grant to grown your business as well as access to Chobani expert staff and executives. Click here for more information. Applications close 30 November 2017.

MLA OPEN CALL

Meat & Livestock Australia is inviting proposals from individuals, organisations or project teams to address the national RD&A priorities to improve the productivity of sheep or grassfed beef cattle. The terms of reference include breeder productivity, nutrition, new lines of work into the control of sheep blowfly and the evaluation of the costs and benefits…

AG MACHINERY SAFETY PROJECT

The Agriculture and Production Horticulture Industry Reference Committee in a project which covers the use of new technology and safety measures in all farm mobile machinery operations within the agriculture sector, including riding quad bikes, tractors, seeders, two-wheel motorbikes and other specialised equipment. Click here to find out more.

CALL FOR OUTSTANDING RURAL WOMEN

Applications are now open to nominate a special woman in the AgriFutures 2018 Rural Women Awards! This year’s winner, Tanya Dupagne, hails from Kulin and was recognised for her development of Camp Kulin in developing leadership, trust and self-esteem in children in the Wheatbelt. Click here to find out more on applying. Applications close 29…

SHEEP MEAT VALUE CHAIN TRAINING PROGRAM

The Sheep Meat Value Chain Training Program is a comprehensive five day training course for individuals who wish to pursue a career in agrifoods and is to be held in the Great Southern. The program is continuing following the successful inaugural training program that was run in January 2017 and included 25 tertiary trained undergraduates, postgraduates…

SHEEP INDUSTRY BUSINESS INNOVATION PROJECT

The Sheep Industry Business Innovation (SIBI) project offers attractive financial and industry support for eligible research in the WA sheep industry supply chain. Honours, Masters and PhDs researchers and supervisors from WA universities are invited to apply for the scholarships, which is part of the department’s and SIBI’s aim to support the sheep industry to capitalise on…

WEST MIDLANDS GROUP NAMED GIWA 2017 GROWER GROUP

Congratulations to the West Midlands Group who were named GIWA 2017 Grower Group of the Year at the Growing Expectations national summit. In presenting the award, Grain Industry Association of WA (GIWA) treasurer Neil Hooper said, “West Midlands Group has played an integral role in the development of new opportunities in the Central Midlands region.”…

PRESENTATIONS FROM GGA INDUSTRY LINKAGES FORUM AVAILABLE ONLINE

Missed the GGA Industry Linkages Forum? Don’t stress, you can now view the presentations, photos and summary from the event from the GGA website! Click here to view the presentations, images and coverage from the event.

Growing Leaders Scholarship Program

The Growing Leaders Scholarship Program is an exciting new initiative to support existing and emerging leaders within WA’s grain growing community to develop their leadership potential. The GGA, in partnership with the CBH Group, are facilitating opportunities for up to three individuals to access the highly esteemed Leadership WA Signature and Rising Leadership Programs. Leadership WA’s programs are accessed…

Grower Innovation Highlighted at the GGA Industry Linkages Forum

The GGA Industry Linkages Forum impressed a crowd of over 80 people at The Platform in Perth on Friday 19 May. This first of its kind event brought together grower groups, researchers, government, agri-food industry partners and innovators in an effort to improve collaboration across agricultural sectors and throughout the supply chain. The purpose of this new-to-industry…