Big data key to family farming renaissance?

Big data key to family farming renaissance?

‘Big Data’ is rapidly emerging as the next major technology development that has the potential to result in big productivity gains for farmers, but the key question is whether the technology will create new opportunities for family farms, or whether it will simply accelerate the consolidation of farming into bigger, corporatised operations. (more…)

Bringing full-flavour to low alcohol wine

Bringing full-flavour to low alcohol wine

By combining varying quantities of grapes harvested weeks apart, PhD student from the National Wine and Grape Industry Centre Mr Rocco Longo hopes to create a full-flavoured wine with an alcohol content of less than nine per cent. The project is a collaboration between CSU and the University of Adelaide, and is supported by the…