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Rural dynasties: 35 Aussie farmers under 35

Rural dynasties: 35 Aussie farmers under 35. A Mareeba woman is among the top farmers aged under 35. See how she compares to the rest of Australia’s new farming generation.

SparkLabs Cultiv8

Each year SparkLabs Cultiv8 supports the development and growth of new AgTech and Food Tech Founders and Startups through the SparkLabs Cultiv8 Accelerator Program.

12 businesses share in $5.36M to support their innovative projects

The Entrepreneurs’ Programme Accelerating Commercialisation grants will help businesses launch their innovation here and overseas.

Entries for 2020 Zanda McDonald award to close August 31

The award provides the winner with an impressive personal development package that includes an all-expenses paid trans-Tasman mentoring trip, $2000 cash, and the ability to get up close and personal with leaders in the Australasian ag sector through the Platinum Primary Producers (PPP) Group.

Emma receives inaugural PPP award

CLONCURRY-based beef extension officer Emma Hegarty was announced as the inaugural recipient of the Platinum Primary Producers (PPP) Group’s Zanda McDonald Award in Darwin on Tuesday night.

Tight situations aplenty but life of a country vet never dull

North Queensland's Dr Landmark Speight doesn't do things in half measures. Not only is she co-ordinator of the Northern Genomics Project at the University of Queensland, she is completing her Master of Business Administration, has launched a software company for beef data and is mum to one-year-old Fred.

Black Box Co database set to improve industry benchmarking

Black Box Co database set to improve industry benchmarking

Two young ag stars named as Zanda McDonald Award winners

For the first time in the five-year history of the prestigious Zanda McDonald Award, not one but two young Australian agriculturalists have been crowned as the winners.

Mentors make the difference for Zanda McDonald Award winners

The guidance of mentors tailored to the needs of a particular research focus has been the stand-out benefit of being a Zanda McDonald Award winner, according to two of its previous recipients.

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