Rural Diversity – Spring 2015

  • 16 pages

  • Published: 11 Nov 2015

  • Author(s): RIRDC

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Rural Diversity is RIRDC’s corporate magazine.

Each edition covers a range of stories that span the variety of R&D programs managed by the Corporation.

The magazine is free to download as a PDF from the RIRDC website.

The stories in this Spring 2015 edition include:
– A sense of place – making a case for the use of geographical indications
– Collective bargaining still has a value-add role
– Community leadership champion wins 2015 Rural Women’s Award
– Innovation fundamental to build on Australian agriculture’s advantages
– New legume a game changer for salt-land pastures
– Assessing Australian agriculture’s competitiveness
– Priorities set to sustain disease control
– RIRDC board tours South Australian industries
– Consultation kicks off for new RIRDC corporate plan
– The secrets of effective farm management
– Forecasting and extension receive a lift
– Cooperative research for Northern Australia
– Research momentum builds for climate resilience
– Exotic virus threat to lucerne seed under investigation
– Horizon Scholars eye new technology