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Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Ambassadors to promote SA's premium and clean food and wine

  • Year: 2013
  • Journal Name: Premium Food and Wine From Our Clean Environment News
  • Journal Number: August 2013
  • Publisher: Primary Industries and Regions South Australia
  • Published Location: Adelaide
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: South Australia

Paper highlights the international promotion of South Australian food and wine by newly appointed ambassadors for the South Australian food industry.  Report Location ....

AMPC Resources

  • Year: Various
  • Author: Australian Meat Processor Corporation
  • Country: Australia

Resources and tools specifically designed for the meat processing industry. This resource provides a wealth of publications on regional issues, including specific reports relating to meat processing in regional Australia. As a collection, these publications provide valuable information on regional industry. Report Location ....

An Assessment of Silvipasture Potential in Southeast Queensland, Australia

  • Year: 2009
  • Author: Maraseni, Tek N; Cockfield, Geoff; Maroulis, Jerry
  • Journal Name: Australasian Journal of Regional Studies, The
  • Journal Number: Vol. 15, No. 3
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Queensland

The Queensland State Government provides incentives for landholders to establish hardwood plantations on former pasture and cropping areas; however the long-term viability of the timber plantation program in medium to low rainfall areas remains questionable. In order to make hardwood plantations viable, some value adding is necessa ....

An Empirical Water Budget Model As a Tool to Identify the Impact of Land-use Change in Stream Flow in Southeastern Australia

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Yihdego, Yohannes; Webb, John
  • Journal Name: Water Resources Management
  • Journal Number: 27.14
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Published Location: Netherlands
  • ISBN: 0920-4741
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Victoria

In western Victoria, Australia the water table and lake level in the Glenelg-Hopkins catchment have been declining for the last 15 years, and this is attributed to either the low rainfall over this time and/or a substantial change in land use. Stream flow modelling was carried out using monthly empirical water balance model (modified tanh functio ....

Analytical study and fabrication of a solar-based dryer for pepper-drying (agricultural product drying)

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Luk, Tien Boh
  • Publisher: Swinburne University of Technology. Sarawak Campus. Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Science.
  • Country: Malaysia

Sarawak has fertile slopes and an optimum environment for pepper cultivation. The state produces the majority of pepper products in Malaysia and contributes to multimillion agricultural export earnings every year. The pepper cultivation in Sarawak relies on smallholdings and there were no large-scale plantation nor estate recorded so far. The maj ....

APL Research and Innovation

  • Year: Various
  • Author: Australian Pork Ltd
  • Country: Australia

An extensive body of research related to the Pork Industry. This resource provides a wealth of publications on regional issues, including specific reports relating to agriculture in Regional Australia. As a collection, these publications provide valuable information on regional industry. Report Location ....

Applying landscape science to natural resource management

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: GM Robinson, D Carson
  • Journal Name: Ecology and Society
  • Journal Number: 18:1
  • Publisher: Resilience Alliance
  • ISBN: 1708-3087
  • Country: Australia

This is the introduction to the Ecology and Society special feature on “Applying Landscape Science to Natural Resource Management”. Primarily drawing upon examples from Australia, the nine papers in the feature illustrate how landscape science seeks to integrate information from diverse sources to generate management solutions for implementat ....

Atherton Tablelands Regional Analysis

  • Year: 2001
  • Author: Tammy Braybrook; Alistair Nitz; Anthony Casey; Joe Motha
  • Journal Name: Working Papers
  • Journal Number: 43
  • Publisher: Bureau of Transport Economics (BTE)
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Queensland

The agriculture-based Atherton Tablelands region of Far North Queensland experienced major change after the deregulation of the tobacco industry, and more recently, the dairy industry. The area was previously stable and relatively prosperous, but coping with continual change, unfamiliar market systems and the move to operating professional farm b ....

Atlas of Australian Marine Fishing and Coastal Communities

  • Year: Various
  • Author: Australian Bureau of Agricultural Economics and Science
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: All

Fisheries: spatial distribution, production, trade Report Location ....

Australia's Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry at a glance

  • Year: Various
  • Author: Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: National

Key features of Australian agriculture, fisheries and forestry industries including size, location, contribution to the economy, export standing and major markets for the various industries. Report Location ....

Australia's farmers: past and present

  • Year: 2005
  • Author: Social and Institutional Research Program (SIRP), Canberra
  • Publisher: Land and Water Resources Research and Development Corporation
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • Country: Australia

This policy sheet provides a brief overview of demographic research on farmers in Australia's agricultural sectors that can be used to inform natural resource management (NRM) policy. The research outcome provides detailed statistical information on age, income and occupation trends in the rural sector, and dominant land use practi ....

Australia's farmers: past, present and future

  • Year: 2005
  • Author: Barr N; Karunaratne K; Wilkinson R
  • Publisher: Land and Water Resources Research and Development Corporation
  • ISBN: 1741463904
  • Country: Australia

An examination of the trends in the demographic structure of the Australian farmer population between 1976 and 2001 highlights a number of changes in recent years. The long term decline in farmer numbers which was evident through much of the 20th century has slowed and almost stopped. Since 1981 the average farmer age has increased ....

Australia's forests at a glance 2005

  • Year: 2005
  • Author: Gerrand A (Australian Bureau of Rural Sciences)
  • Publisher: Australian Bureau of Rural Sciences
  • ISBN: 0642475164
  • Country: Australia

Forests hold many values. They supply the resource base for one of Australia's largest manufacturing industries and are important for biodiversity conservation, water quality and carbon storage. They also provide a magnificent setting for a host of recreational activities. Our forests provide housing, furniture, paper and food, as ....

Australia's grains industry: factors influencing productivity growth

  • Year: 2006
  • Author: Kokic P; Davidson A; Boero Rodriguez V
  • Publisher: Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics
  • ISBN: 1920925775
  • Country: Australia

The problem faced by Australia\'s grains industry is how to effectively address the pressures that are likely to affect farmers in the future. What is required by policy makers in the first instance is a robust framework that allows a simultaneous evaluation of the likely importance of these nonmarket factors on individual farm pro ....

Australia’s role in the Asian Century: the food bowl of a growing region?

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: D Nguyen
  • Journal Name: Farm Policy Journal
  • Journal Number: Vol. 9 No. 4
  • Publisher: Australian Farm Institute
  • Published Location: Surry Hills
  • ISBN: 1449-8812
  • Country: Australia

This essay examines the potential of Australian agriculture to meet the growing food demand from Asia. In doing so, this paper analyses the drivers of demand from the Asian region, where opportunities are identified for specific agricultural industries. Australia’s current potential is examined, exploring innovation in agricultural productivity ....

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