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Join us at our national Farming Together forum in Adelaide on June 6 and feast your ears on these speakers:

  • Dr Mike Briers AO, the CEO of the new Food Agility CRC, named as Australia’s chief evangelist for big data and the Internet of Things. He co-founded the agtech business, The Yield and is working to empower Australia’s food industry to grow its comparative advantage.
  • Alan Crabbe, CEO of Australia’s largest crowdfunding platform, examining alternative funding options for Australian agriculture.
  • Derek Baker, Professor of Agribusiness at University of New England, who will discuss ‘working with your supply chain’
  • Michael Wohlstadt describing the experiences of Brand Barossa, Australia’s first regional certification scheme
  • Michele Lally sharing her commitment to micro-abattoirs for ethically killed meat for small-scale producers
  • Assoc Prof Leanne Wiseman from Griffith University on farmers reclaiming ownership of data
  • Ken Lyons from SADA Fresh explaining how branded milk earned premium-pricing
  • Carolyn Suggate sharing the journey of forming Australia’s first investment co-op for organic farming
  • Deb Bogenhuber sharing the story of refugees collaborating to harvest their first maize crop … and what they are teaching researchers.

The all-day event runs from 9am to 5pm followed by networking and is no cost, due to Australian Government support. Register on the homepage of this website.