News: School of Agriculture Food and Wine

The Federated States of Degradia

Carbon Neutral, a Perth-based carbon offset provider, has planted 30 million native trees and shrubs since 2008. Their ambition is to plant a 200km highway of trees across Western Australia’s Wheatbelt, as shown in this image taken using a carbon neutral drone by photographer Russell Ord.

With almost a third of arable land classified as degraded, what can we do to reverse the rapid pace of degradation and can we do it in a way that benefits us?

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Wine Industry Mentor Program announces new participants

Wine computer

Sixty-two early career professionals have been announced as the latest recruits to the Wine Industry Mentor Program.

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Smokescreen: New tool for the wine industry to prevent smoke taint

Trial of activated carbon hood technology to prevent smoke taint in grapes.

Scientists and industry have teamed up to lead trials of new smoke taint protection technology, designed to save wine grapes from the crippling impact of bushfires.

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Why is healthy and productive soil important?

Potato crop by NT Franklin on Pixabay

The food we eat, the clothes we wear, the air we breathe, the water we drink – it’s all underpinned by healthy and productive soils.

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Students tap into new world wine expertise

Napa Valley vineyards, by David Mark from Pixabay

Viticulture and oenology students team up with industry to learn innovative ecommerce and sales strategies.

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SA to host global wheat community

Wheat growing at Waite campus

2024 International Wheat Congress to attract 1000 delegates to SA and provide an economic benefit in excess of $5 million.

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These University of Adelaide winemakers are the pick of the bunch

Young Gun of Wine - Lauren Hansen

University of Adelaide graduates have been shortlisted as the best emerging talent across Australia’s wine landscape.

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Uni of Adelaide on the hunt for emerging scientific leaders

Plant scientist Waite campus

The University of Adelaide is searching for two emerging scientific leaders for its prestigious Ramsay Fellowships.

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SA hub will help build resilience to drought

 From left: Mr Rowan Ramsey MP, the Member for Grey, the University of Adelaide’s Dr Rhiannon Schilling who led the SA Drought Hub application and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Anton Middelberg.

New drought hub to undertake research, development, extension, adoption and commercialisation activities to improve drought resilience and preparedness on SA farms.

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