Rural Diversity – Summer 2016

  • 16 pages

  • Published: 3 Mar 2016

  • 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 Summer 2016 edition include:

– Honey bee health check

– Carob on the cusp of expansion

– Australian coffee industry looks abroad for new varieties

– Fatal attraction: taking on small hive beetles

– Simple solutions could halve on-farm deaths

– Rice industry leadership program

– Renewable energy for the chicken meat industry

– Renewable energy database to open new markets

– Diversity at your fingertips

– Vegetation screens improve the chicken farm environment

– Prestigious international award for Australian poultry research scientist

– RIRDC Managing Director, Craig Burns retires

– Training videos help lift beekeeper productivity