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Alternative Protein Reports published

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) and Plant & Food Research have just released their joint report on ‘The Evolution of Plant Protein – Assessing Consumer Response'.

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Using AI to rapidly ID pest species, biosecurity risks

Ever been fined $400 at the border for a forgotten banana and wondered about the strict biosecurity rules in New Zealand? A University of Canterbury academic is working to make it possible to instantly identify suspect insects, plants and fungi from a photo using artificial intelligence (AI) and big data.

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Wheat stripe rust alert in NSW

NSW grain growers have been urged to send wheat stripe rust samples to the Australian Rust Survey following confirmation of a new strain of the fungus which causes the disease at two sites in Victoria’s Mallee and Wimmera regions.

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Aeration of stored grain

Producing a high quality crop is one thing, maintaining the viability and quality of the grain during storage is another, says the Foundation for Arable Research (FAR).

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Aeration of stored grain

Producing a high quality crop is one thing, maintaining the viability and quality of the grain during storage is another, says the Foundation for Arable Research (FAR).

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Ag pollutants a serious threat to world's water

Water pollution from unsustainable agricultural practices poses a serious risk to human health and the planet's ecosystems, a problem often underestimated by policymakers and farmers alike, cautions a new report.

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Budget puts NSW produce, water, trade on world stage

The NSW Government said that it will drive investment in world class industries to improve opportunities for the state’s exporters to compete on the global stage, deliver on its comprehensive water management reforms and boost the productivity of the food and fibre sector.

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