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GM golden rice to be launched in the Philippines
06/11/13 - The Philippines may be the first country to approve the commercial production of genetically modified rice.
SunRice’s potential listing on ASX provokes shareholder fears
15/08/13 - Shareholders of SunRice, one of Australia’s largest exporters of processed branded food products, have raised concerns over the potential foreign ownership of the company should it be listed on the ASX.
AusVeg welcomes Rudd’s support of Aussie agribusiness sector
06/08/13 - AusVeg chief executive, Richard Mulcahy has welcomed Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s stance on the importance of the nation’s Agribusiness sector.
New Green’s plan could help farmers bypass supermarkets
29/07/13 - Green’s senator Christine Milne announced a new plan in Perth yesterday which could see local growers bypass supermarkets and sell direct to consumers – avoiding supermarkets.
Vegetable growers call of resignation of AusVeg chairman
22/07/13 - Vegetable growers across the country are calling for the resignation of AusVeg chairman, John Brent amid the collapse his Queensland vegetable processor, Bunny Bites.
Pacific Seeds' Maree Crawford and Clause Seeds' Eamon McEwan collaborating in the name of vegetable health
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26/06/13 - Pacific Seeds organised a vegetable and biofumigant field day at their Gatton Research Station for vegetable growers.
Nearly $1m invested to fight Yellow Canopy Syndrome
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24/06/13 - The Australian sugarcane industry and Queensland government have pooled their resources in a joint initiative to better understand Yellow Canopy Syndrome.
CSIRO research to increase Aussie food production
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24/06/13 - Australia’s peak national science agency the CSIRO, believes that new technology could potentially double food production in the country.
Crop crisis: Why global grain demand will outstrip supply
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21/06/13 - Since the time of Malthus, humanity has worried whether there would be enough food to feed the growing population.
Robots could replace farm workers
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12/06/13 - If a research project from the University of Sydney has its way, robots will be replacing farm workers in the next five to 10 years.
Australia’s farming future: doing more with less water
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07/06/13 - Changes in cropping methods could address reduced water and lead to a jump in yield not seen since the late 1980s.
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04/06/13 - The 2013 Rabobank Australian Star Prize for Rural Broadcasting has been awarded to ABC TV Landline’s Sean Murphy for his story on a conflict between Western Australian farming neighbours over genetically modified canola.

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