DESPITE wet conditions, agriculture students from Marcus Oldham, La Trobe University, and The University of Melbourne, all participated in football and netball matches for their inter college sports on Friday, with La Trobe winning overall.
RIORDAN Grains is celebrating its 20th year in business this month, following humble beginnings of one man and one truck back in 1996.
Jason and Belinda Hagan started McIvor Farm Foods at Toboorac with five sows and one Berkshire boar.
Southern Queensland we are mixed farming region where we all have a connection through business, family and social reasons to agriculture.
At Marcus Oldham College the diversity of careers that my peers and I are wanting to pursue is infinite, ranging from agricultural engineering to agronomy, nutrition, genetics, farm management, all facets of the financial sector, marketing, exporting and more.
While economy of scale has been widely promoted as a survival strength, there is growing appreciation for the role marketing is playing in securing trade partnerships in agriculture.
It seems to be a reoccurring theme among media sources today that the outlook for future food security is a rather pessimistic one, and it is fair to say at face value, such an outlook can be warranted.
Australia has the potential to make itself the key to solving the current global issue of feeding the growing population.
Australian agricultural products are highly regarded overseas, and as such are able to attract a premium price.