Tag Archives: Primary sector of the economy

Scholarship: $5,000/yr for students studying ag degrees @uni close 1 Feb

A Government-run scholarship is offering first-year university students $5,000 per annum if they study an agriculture-related degree. The Horizon Scholarship is an initiative of the Rural Industries R&D Corporation in partnership with industry sponsors and not only offers students financial … Continue reading

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Take a look at this winning Cream of the Crop short film “Are you the One” by NSW student Amber O’Neill

Cream of the Crop is part of Art4Agriculture – a network of young people who share a passion to tell others about the pivotal role Australian farmers play in feeding the world be beef, sheep, dairy, cropping, wine or horticultural … Continue reading

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Cotton from animals? Not in this food plan

I have just had a quick trip to the deserts of Utah, Nevada and Arizona for a family celebration. Not much agriculture to be seen there although I am told the Colorado River provides irrigation to some of the areas … Continue reading

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