Collaborative Australian agrifood tech
National Poultry Newspaper
by Ch00ky
6d ago
ABOVE: Tenacious Ventures co-founder and managing partner and speaker at EvokeAg 2024 Sarah Nolet. For the start-up world, 2023 was a very challenging year. Across the board, the number of deals, speed of investment, valuations and totals invested all saw a downturn. Uncertainty ran high. Conservatism pervaded. It was tough for investors and start-ups alike. Here Tenacious Ventures co-founder and managing partner and speaker at EvokeAg 2024 Sarah Nolet explores what start-ups need to scale in 2024, the paths to returns and what the influx of international investors means for agrifood tech in A ..read more
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Rodent control on poultry farms
National Poultry Newspaper
by Ch00ky
6d ago
ABOVE: Rodent control on poultry farms is a priority as they are vectors of diseases, however it is a challenge in this industry because of the provision of abundant food and nesting sites. Photo: Chris F In order for control of rodent populations on poultry farms, baits must be constantly monitored and the facilities must be kept in good condition. Rodent control on poultry farms is a priority as they are vectors of diseases, however it is a challenge in this industry because of the provision of abundant food and nesting sites. Suggested control practices include: Design the houses and farm ..read more
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Future poultry industry professionals
National Poultry Newspaper
by Ch00ky
2w ago
ABOVE: High school students participated in the recent Poultry Hub Australia Ag Day event, held in collaboration with UNE. National Ag Day in Australia is a momentous occasion dedicated to honouring and celebrating the invaluable contributions of the agricultural sector to the nation’s robust economy and vibrant culture. This annual event serves as a platform to underscore the significance of sustainable farming practices, while fostering a deep appreciation for Australia’s rich agricultural heritage. In the spirit of commemorating this meaningful day, Poultry Hub Australia and the University ..read more
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February 2024
National Poultry Newspaper
by Ch00ky
2w ago
February 2024 poultry industry headlines: All set for APSS 2024 Sustainability paramount to poultry sector Egg Farmers of Australia’s 2024 agenda Poultry to remain winning protein, despite challenges Clucking chicken call signs Rodent control on poultry farms Levied industries advisory panel member recruitment Collaborative Australian agrifood tech Bulletproof pumps for Bush’s Proteins NFF calls for review to give code teeth Aussie Pumps metal cancer cure Opportunities abound for ag STEM students Crop disorders of poultry Download a pdf The post February 2024 appeared first on National P ..read more
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Future egg consumption forecast to increase
National Poultry Newspaper
by Ch00ky
3w ago
ABOVE: Egg Farmers of Australia Board and team members in Sydney – outgoing Queensland interim director Greg Quinn, new Queensland director Andy Crocker, chair Bede Burke, organisation coordinator Kylie Jackson, Western Australia director Ian Wilson, Victoria director Meg Parkinson, NSW Farmers egg president Brett Langfield, the author, media and corporate communications adviser Christopher Lawson and South Australia director Darren Letton. The recent Australian Egg Industry Forum in Sydney was well attended by egg farmers from across the country. A key message to come from the event was that ..read more
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Egg exporters can transition to Nexdoc
National Poultry Newspaper
by Ch00ky
1M ago
As part of the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry’s focus on modernising its export services, Australian exporters of egg products will be able use Nexdoc – the new web-based export document management system – to generate export certification from December 2023. Agriculture Trade Group acting deputy secretary Nicola Hinder said the Nexdoc system offered a range of new and enhanced features, providing Australia’s egg industry with a modern technical platform that can integrate with supporting systems and new technologies. “Modernisation of our certification platforms will streng ..read more
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December 2023
National Poultry Newspaper
by Ch00ky
2M ago
December 2023 poultry industry headlines: Five surprising things about a chicken meat industry career PHA PoultryGrad a great success RSPCA moments and milestones Egg Farmers industry recognition awards 2023 Ragazzini pumps ideal solution for food processing sludge Hazeldenes’ chooks Talking turkey about poultry industry hero Teamwork ensures robust certification Backing food product claims with evidence New NFF president’s campaign Zoetis donates $100,000 to Beyond Blue Food for thought on Australia’s egg production systems Aussie Heatwave poultry shed hygiene solution Environmental impacts ..read more
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Australian Winter Crop Forecast by Rabobank
National Poultry Newspaper
by Ch00ky
3M ago
After three consecutive strong harvests, Australian grain and oilseed production is set to return to more modest totals for the current season as drier growing conditions ‘hit home’, Rabobank said in its recently released 2023-24 Australian Winter Crop Forecast. The bank said Australia was on track to harvest a total winter crop of 48.72 million tonnes for the current season. While down 24 percent on last season’s record-breaking 63.85 million tonne national crop, this is still close to the five-year average and above totals recorded in 2018-19 and 2020-21. And report co-author RaboResearch as ..read more
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Why maintaining biosecurity measures on egg production farms is so vital
National Poultry Newspaper
by Ch00ky
3M ago
In Australia’s agricultural sector, we have all heard of the term ‘biosecurity’, though how many of us actually stop to think that we are all responsible for it? According to the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, biosecurity protects our unique biodiversity, promotes food security and minimises the risk of transmission of infectious diseases. The CSIRO stated, “Biosecurity is the way we stop the introduction and spread of harmful organisms such as viruses, bacteria, animals, plants, pathogens and insects and how we manage the impacts.” In Australia, commercial egg p ..read more
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November 2023
National Poultry Newspaper
by Ch00ky
3M ago
November 2023 poultry industry headlines:   New insect industry plans 2023 Ideas Exchange conference Baiada Poultry cracks on to automation Gene editing may correct bird flu Ipswich’s Sunny Queen releases its first sustainability plan How to celebrate Ag Day Australia Challenges coming for poultry industry Why maintaining biosecurity measures on egg production farms is so vital Aldi’s doing things differently Stradling the two worlds of poultry nutrition Lenard’s first-ever factory outlet Australia’s Animal Sector AMR Action Plan 2023 to 2028 Temporal fluctuations and development of fae ..read more
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