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NSW Young Farmers Ag Innovation evening

The NSW Young Farmers New England Tablelands Branch is holding an Innovation evening at the UNE SMART Farm in Armidale on August 4 2016. Students, agribusiness professionals and farmers are all encouraged to attend.

Event Details
  • When Thursday, 4th August 2016
  • Time 5:30 PM to 8:30 AM
  • Entry $10-$20
  • Venue Innovation Centre - Kirby SMART Farm
  • Location Farm Lot 34 Weirs Road, Armidale 2350

Speakers
Prof David Lamb - University of New England

David is a physicist whose research interests include applied optics and precision agriculture. His applied optics work covers the development and application of optical sensors, including optical fibre sensors for environmental, chemical, physical and biophysical sensing.

Karl Andersson - University of New England

Karl is a Research Fellow with the Precision Agriculture Research Group at the University of New England. Karl’s research interests are in soil properties and the influences they have on landscape productivity.

Dr Fran Cowley - University of New England

Fran is a ruminant nutritionist and Lecturer in Livestock Production in the School of Environmental and Rural Science. Her research interests range from the systems level of livestock production down to the metabolic level, studying the actions and interactions of nutrients with ruminant physiology.

Lu Hogan - Sheep SRC

Lu Hogan holds a Bachelor of Agricultural Science from the University of Melbourne. She comes from a farming background and until 2002 was a wool, sheep and grain producer in the Riverina region of southern New South Wales.

Dr Amanda Doughty - University of New England

Amanda is currently employed by the University of New England as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow. Amanda completed her Master in Animal Studies with an RSPCA-funded project that focused on the origin and condition of horses relinquished to an Australian abattoir.


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Contact Camille Coleman | NSW Young Farmer Coordinator on 02 9478 1000 or follow the link below.

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