AgriFutures Australia currently has three positions open to join the AgriFutures Chicken Meat Advisory Panel. This exciting opportunity is open to growers, consultants, poultry nutritionists, industry professionals and environmental specialists, with an interest in contributing to the profitability and sustainability of Australia’s chicken meat industry. Researchers that are not actively engaged in AgriFutures Chicken Meat Program funded research are also encouraged to apply.
To maintain continuity in the Advisory Panel, knowledge and to ensure diversity in skillsets, the appointment of successful Advisory Panel applicants will be staggered throughout 2022. Successful applicants will also be invited to observe Advisory Panel meetings prior to their official commencement date. This is a fantastic opportunity for the next generation of chicken meat industry leaders to become involved.
Agrifutures Chicken Meat Program is looking for applicants that have skills and experience in:
- Chicken meat farming (Grower)
- Environmental sustainability
- Poultry nutrition
About AgriFutures Chicken Meat Program
The AgriFutures Chicken Meat Program invests in Research, Development and Extension (RD&E) that maximises opportunities to grow the long-term prosperity of the Chicken Meat Industry.
The Program has four key objectives as detailed in the Strategic RD&E Plan:
- Improving food safety of Australian chicken meat
- Develop and implement measures to improve industry’s impact on the environment
- Improve chicken meat production through the whole supply chain
- Improved ability to meet consumer needs
These objectives are underpinned by key focus areas that identify priority areas in which Agrifutures Chicken Meat Program will invest.