Topic: agriculture

Refurbished Mildura Abattoir set to reopen

Image courtesy of Agriculture Victoria
The Victorian Government is supporting Meatco’s $2 million refurbishment and recommissioning of the Mildura Abattoir facility, creating 80 new jobs and driving economic growth in the region through exports of up to $32 million a year.
Construction of the new facility is well advanced and Meatco expects to […]

Victorian Horticulture Gets Innovation Fund Boost

The Victorian Government’s Horticulture Innovation Fund is supporting another six organisations across regional Victoria to help horticulture businesses innovate, expand and employ more people.
The latest recipients of the Fund will receive grants of up to $50,000 to help grower businesses test and adapt new technologies and processes to boost production, exports into […]

AgriFutures evokeAG

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Melbourne, 19-20 February 2019.
Agrifutures Autralia’s 2019 evokeAG. event is collaborative thinking to change the future.
Australia has the right ingredients to lead the world in food and farm for the future.
The rate of technological change presents us with an opportunity to take our industries to new heights.
We […]

Applications open for 2018 Red Meat Design Sprints

Do you want to be a part of the next big thing in red meat?
Rocket Seeder – the leading food and agriculture startup accelerator – will host three innovation and entrepreneurship design sprints during April in conjunction with Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) Donor Company.
Warragul – Thursday 12 April, Farm World, Lardner […]

Rocket Seeder’s Food and Agriculture Startup Program

(Image: copyright Rocket Seeder 2017)
Applications for the Rocket Seeder food and agriculture startup program – Autumn Crop 18 – closed on 11 March.
The 10 amazing new food and agriculture innovators and entrepreneurs looking to bring new products and services to market will be announced soon.
Click here to read about the 11 Spring Crop 17 Entrepreneurs.
Watch for the call […]

Digital Farmers Conference – Bringing AgTech to Life

13- 14 June 2018,  Pyrmont, Sydney NSW

Digital agriculture is evolving rapidly. Recent industry discussions have focused on explaining the technology. As tech awareness matures, it’s time to shift focus to the fundamental enabler in this revolution without which there would be no agriculture, let alone digital agriculture: people.
The Australian Farm […]