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On 19 April 2018, Melbourne-based SproutX ag-tech accelerator hub announced this year’s cohort of 19 start-ups – making it the world’s most active ag-tech investor.
Vegie-growers nationwide can access free training, industry and tech support in transitioning to sustainable farm management – and gain industry-recognised Freshcare environmental certification – by joining AUSVEG’s new EnviroVeg Pilot Program. Apply now.
Under the federal government’s Interim Great Artesian Basin Infrastructure Investment Program, a cool AU$8 million will flow to projects conserving water across regional and remote parts of NSW, Queensland, SA and NT – with NSW projects first off the block.
Industry body AUSVEG is urging export-ready member-growers to apply asap to join its trade delegation to one of the region’s major food events, Food & Hotels Asia, Singapore, in April.
The Australian Government has committed AU$10m in grant funding to help boost wine tourism Down Under by 40,000 people by 2019-20. Need funds get your ‘wine experience’ idea up and running? Apply to Wine Australia by 02 March 2018.
Keen to spread risk, split capital costs, negotiate better deals and boost your bottom line? The nationwide Farm Cooperatives and Collaborations Pilot Programme helps farmers join forces “to own and control more of the food supply chain themselves”.
South-East Queensland’s fertile Darling Downs is set to become a hub for cropping research following the announcement of an $11 million co-investment in a Grains Research.
The University of Newcastle’s brand-new $15m laboratory facilities will be used for cutting-edge research to help improve agricultural soils and remediate polluted sites across Australia and the world.
The Australian Government will contribute $8.3m over four years to help industry implement the new Livestock Global Assurance Program (LGAP), a scheme designed to cut red tape for Australian livestock exporters and boost trade efficiency and competitiveness.
Farming Together, a federally-funded pilot program in collaborative agriculture, helps primary producers across Australia form cooperative business structures, securing their farms’ futures by pooling capital and spreading risk.