Wednesday, 11 April 2012The misconception of Australian agriculture being inefficient and unsustainable is deeply concerning for me. Images of dusty ploughed fields and dying sheep and trees are misleading.
Monday, 2 April 2012Step changes in warming of a few tenths to 1°C can produce rapid changes in risks such as extreme heat and fire danger. Yet, adaptation-planning that follows the dominant model of smooth climate change makes gradual adjustments to keep up with small changes in extremes.
Friday, 30 March 2012CCRSPI and NCCARF Conferences, Master Class in Canberra, Snow Barlow on the Filling the Research Gap program...
Tuesday, 27 March 2012PIARN Research Fellow Dr Lauren Rickards recently completed an in-depth study into the impact of prolonged drought and flooding on farm families in the Victorian Wimmera and Mallee.
Monday, 26 March 2012The photography competition 'In Focus – Celebrating Farm Life' is part of the National Centre for Farmer Health biennial conference, focused on broadening the understanding of agricultural health, well-being and safety.
Monday, 26 March 2012This month we meet Beverley Henry, Principal Research Fellow from the Queensland University of Technology and PIARN's newest co-convenor.
Monday, 26 March 2012David Griffin is a policy manager at the Department of Primary Industries Victoria, and one of 20 young leaders participating in PIARN Master Class program.
Monday, 26 March 2012Tanya Robinson is a project manager at the Grains Research and Development Corporation, and one of 20 young leaders participating in PIARN Master Class program.