Nuffield shines a light on best and brightest of ag industry
The recipients of Nuffield Farming Scholarships for 2019 were awarded last week, covering a wide range of areas within the agribusiness sector. The scholarships were announced as part of the 2018 Nuffield Australia National Conference, held in Melbourne from 18-20 September.
Scholarship awardees will receive a $30,000 bursary to travel and complete research in their chosen field. Recipients included:
- Victorian vegetable grower Natasha Shields, whose research will look at alternative packaging and shelf-life outcomes for organic fresh produce;
- Queensland vegetable grower Kerri-Ann Lamb, who will research emerging trends, risks and opportunities in the fresh cut potato, sweet potato, onion; and
- Pumpkin market and New South Wales vegetable grower Christina Kelman, who will research innovative and productive sustainable food system throughout Europe, India and Canada.
|VG14065 – Nuffield Scholarship is funded by Hort Innovation using the vegetable research and development levies and contributions from the Australian Government. Hort Innovation is the grower-owned, not-for-profit research and development corporation for Australian horticulture.|