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Event date and time

Wednesday 26 May 2021
2.30pm to 3.30pm AEST

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Online virtual event
Webcast login details will be emailed to registrants

AgCatalyst 2020 | Facing the future

We're continuing with our virtual AgCatalyst event series.

For agriculture to be truly sustainable it needs to be environmentally friendly, accessible and healthy for consumers, and profitable for industry, so it can continue to feed and clothe us today, tomorrow and always. But how can agriculture become sustainable?

Our diverse range of experts and partners will come to you live from the field to discuss what they are doing to work towards sustainability in agriculture.

Like all AgCatalyst events, come prepared for some fun and surprises.

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  • Free

Dates and Times

Event date: May 2021

Wednesday 26 May 2021

Online virtual event

2.30pm to 3.30pm AEST

Webcast login details will be emailed to registrants

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Presenters

Lynne Macdonald CSIRO
Stuart Whitten, CSIRO
Soil carbon: Results of research and whether farmers can efficiently and profitably farm carbon.

Tony Webster CSIRO
Neil Maitland, Sugarcane Farmer
1622 App: Sugarcane growers apply nitrogen to their crops, which can be washed off into the Great Barrier Reef thanks to North Queensland’s tropical downfalls. The 1622 app helps farmers measure runoff and change practices.

Cate Paull CSIRO
Nancy Schellhorn, RapidAIM
Integrated Pest Management: Farmers are all too aware that there are bad insect pests out there, but there are also good insects as well. Strategies to help beneficial insects flourish, and to identify the pests to stamp them out.

Sandra Williams CSIRO
Merry Conarty, Cotton Research Development Corporation
Reduced chemical use cotton: Cotton has made huge strides to reduce chemical use. In further good news, even more can be done.

Ha Truong CSIRO
Brad Stebbing, Food Recycle
Sustainable aquaculture feeds: Using food waste as a nutritious ingredient for prawn feeds.