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Speakers 2023

3 November

Gazing into agriculture's crystal ball

Guest speakers Anthony Pratt from Endeavour Meats and Ben Waters from FTI Consulting discussed the opportunities and challenges for agriculture in 2024 - and red meat in particular.

22 September

Re-thinking the Basin Plan

Guest speaker Senator Perin Davey, Shadow Minister for Water, shared her views on the future of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, following an extension of the timeline for achieving the water recovery target.

25 August

ESG's role in marketing food and fibre

Matt Cossey, CEO at CropLife Australia, shared his thoughts on the challenges and opportunities of getting ESG right to enable our farm sector to keep growing and marketing food and fibre.

28 July

Annual media lunch with Ben English, Daily Telegraph

Daily Telegraph Editor Ben English shared insights on the role and responsibilities the newspaper has in raising awareness around regional issues, and whether the bush is adequately represented in mainstream media.

30 June

What are the natural capital opportunities in agriculture?

As the world looks to reduce carbon emissions, Director of Agriculture at New Agriculture, Bruce King shares his insights on the opportunities and challenges involved in managing natural capital.

26 May

How real is Australia's food security?

In an increasingly volatile world, what are the emerging risks and challenges to our nation’s food production capacity? Our guest speaker was Chair of the Institute for Integrated Economic Research – Australia, John Blackburn AO, in conversation with the Australian Farm Institute’s Katie McRobert.

28 April

Harnessing the power of farm data

Our expert panel shared insights on how farmers can navigate technology and data, to reap the benefits while avoiding potential downsides: Andrew Ward (Regen Farmers Mutual), Pip Grant (Loam), John Fargher (Agriwebb)

24 March

Resilient supply chains - essential arteries for rural industries

Our expert panel discussed the importance of building and improving supply chain resilience: Heidi Bailey Powell (Pacific National), Garry Edwards (AAM Investment Group), Caroline Pisciuneri (Freshmark)

24 February

Agriculture face-off - NSW election 2023

A debate between the Minister for Agriculture and Western NSW, the Hon Dugald Saunders MP, and the Shadow Minister for Regional NSW, Agriculture and Western NSW, the Hon Mick Veitch MLC.

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