The Faculty will work with the schools and shires in the community to develop school activities that will promote the UWA Future Farm 2050 message in the spheres of agriculture and conservation.
Upcoming and previous events, recent news and project updates for the Future Farm 2050.
'Bred well - Fed well' (a joint initiative by AWI, MLA and Sheep CRC) - New date to be advised
A hands-on workshop about (sheep) breeding and feeding to make more money
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Speaker: Dr Chanda Nimbkar, Director, Animal Husbandry Division, Nimbkar Agricultural Research Institute (NARI), Phaltan, India
When: Wednesday, 9 July 2014 1:00 PM-2:00 PM
Location: Rossiter Room, CSIRO - Floreat
This series of lectures, co-hosted with the Institute of Advanced Studies, targeted three of the key issues that will likely shape the nature of human food in 2050.
The UWA Future Farm 2050 recently hosted a two-day Stress Free Stockmanship course, where participants learnt how to handle livestock without acting like a predator and how to de-stress the animals so they are quieter and easier to handle.
Monday 11 March 2013 - Farmers participating in the Climate Champion program visited the UWA Future Farm 2050. Associate Professor Philip Vercoe (Animal Production Systems Program Leader) and Steven Wainewright (Farm Manager) spoke about methane production from stock (genetics/diet) and mitigation using Australian native shrubs.
Renowned ABC television series "Catalyst" recently visited UWA Future Farm as part of their Summer East to West summer series.