Our Sustainable Agriculture team currently has an exciting opporunity for a Research and Trials Scientist who is genuinely passionate about working within agriculture and the environment.
The Vice-Chancellor’s Engagement Awards recognise the work the staff and students at The University of Melbourne carry out with the wider community. Dr Paul Umina was one of only four staff members to receive the prestigious Staff Excellence Award for his work assisting the agricultural industry in south-eastern Australia.
25 Aug 2011 | Filed under sustainable agriculture
Find out the latest developments in the canola industry at the Wallup Ag Group Canola Expo. Hear from a number of industry experts on a range of topics including canola agronomy, canola varieties, pest and disease management, harvesting and grain marketing.
24 Aug 2011 | Filed under sustainable agriculture
Researchers from Charles Sturt University hope to have a commercial “spray on nematode” mix available within the next two years to control snails in Australian crops. Four years of work have gone into this project so far, which will use native nematodes to kill four introduced snail species.
18 Aug 2011 | Filed under sustainable agriculture
Dr Paul Umina, director of cesar, has been enlisted by the North Central Newspaper to keep local growers informed of insect pest issues and solutions as they emerge in the Wimmera region of Victoria.