PHA Out And About
In May Carissa our education officer was able to run two sessions at the University of New England. The first session was held at Yarm Gwanga- the university preschool where the students learned about what makes a happy and healthy chook as well as getting their hands dirty while making ‘chook lollies’. The students learned
Ideas Exchange a Cracking Event!
This year due to the pandemic Ideas Exchange was held as a virtual event. The day began with a quote “Life changes very quickly, in a very positive way, if you let it”, I wanted to highlight that while we are facing new challenges in 2020, we have the opportunity to turn every challenge into
Meet the Media Forum
Written by Sarah Brooker, Science in Public “So, what’s your story?” is the key question asked by journalists. They trade in stories. And that means that you, as the person being asked that question, holds the power in the relationship. You are what is known in the business as the “talent”. For television and newspapers,
Researcher Training Scholarship
Poultry Hub Australia, in conjunction with the Agrifutures Chicken Meat Program and Australian Eggs, is pleased to announce the 2020 Researcher Training Scholarship program. This program is open to all Australian poultry researchers that are post PhD studies and can be used for a training program that will benefit their research and their career. One
PHA Primary School Visit
Earlier in March (prior to our current lockdown rules) Bruce our Education officer was able to participate in a Food and Fibre day at The Armidale School. Bruce together with UNE SMART Farm Education Officer Allison Stewart attended a year 5 class and gave a presentation about Past, Present and Future farming practices. The students
Vicky and Victor visit EvokeAg in Melbourne
EvokeAg is an event which allows delegates to explore what’s next in the agrifood tech space, covering three main themes; food – farm – future. The conference is an immersive experience delivering diverse topics and cutting-edge innovation from across the region and around the world. It is the only event of its type where people come
Some lively conversation was had at the Mentor Speed Dating event held at APSS 2020. Last month we attended APSS 2020 (Australian Poultry Science Symposium) in Sydney. This meeting has been running for over 30 years and is a fantastic opportunity to learn and engage with many brilliant poultry scientists from both Australia and abroad.