Longer-lasting Australian dairy products with high nutritional value will soon be available in Australia and overseas, thanks to a major industrial research initiative. The University of Queensland (UQ), together with The University of Melbourne, the Australian Research Council and Dairy Innovation Australia Ltd, has formed a Dairy Innovation Hub to help manufacturers develop new products to meet increasing local and international demand.
Congratulations you to all those who participated in the SAFS 2014 3MT across both Gatton and St Lucia campuses Thursday 10 and Friday 11 July 2014.
We had eight participants at Gatton on Thursday and nine participants at St Lucia on Friday.
84 High School students had an action packed five days taking part in the five day residential camp, FEAST (Future Experiences in Agriculture, Science and Technology). They enjoyed hearing from keynote speakers, taking part in activities and tours and also having a full night time schedule that included a UQ Sport challenge, taekwondo, trivia and a semi-formal dinner.
New ACIAR project (CSE-2012-077) ‘Mechanization and value adding for diversification of lowland farming systems in Lao PDR and Cambodia’ was launched last week with a Lao inception meeting on the 3-5th July. The project led by Shu Fukai, has a strong UQ team including Jaquie Mitchell, Jonathan Newby, Bhesh Bhandari and Rob Cramb and have partnered with the lead agricultural research organizations in Laos and Cambodia (NAFRI and CARDI).