Climate change is on ag industry radar

Climate change is on ag industry radar

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UWA Institute of Agriculture professor Nanthi Bolan (left), Farm Machinery & Industry Association of WA executive officer John Henchy and UWA Institute of Agriculture professor Kadambot Siddique.

UWA Institute of Agriculture professor Nanthi Bolan (left), Farm Machinery & Industry Association of WA executive officer John Henchy and UWA Institute of Agriculture professor Kadambot Siddique.

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Guests were invited to learn from the speakers and participate in an open and ongoing conversation about how the industry can continue to manage the direct affects of climate change and how we respond to emerging risks and opportunities from decarbonising economies and markets.

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A CROSS section of the agricultural industry gathered together on October 19 in the Banquet Hall at the University Club of WA for the AgZero2030 conference to discuss how the sector can continue to manage the direct effects of climate change.

LEAH TINDALE attended for Farm Weekly and took these pictures.

Pasco Partners Accountants manager Sam O'Driscoll (left) and Planfarm farm management consultant Rob Grima.

Pasco Partners Accountants manager Sam O'Driscoll (left) and Planfarm farm management consultant Rob Grima.

Noongar Land Enterprise Group chief executive officer Alan Beattie with Clean Slate director Olivia Chapman.

Noongar Land Enterprise Group chief executive officer Alan Beattie with Clean Slate director Olivia Chapman.

Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development senior policy officer Margaret Gollagher and UWA School of Agriculture and Environment assistant professor Amin Mugera.

Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development senior policy officer Margaret Gollagher and UWA School of Agriculture and Environment assistant professor Amin Mugera.

RSM director Ross Paterson (left), with ANZ State agribusiness manager Sabin Ivey.

RSM director Ross Paterson (left), with ANZ State agribusiness manager Sabin Ivey.

Richard Brake Consulting director Richard Brake (left) and Wide Open Agriculture non-executive director Stuart McAlpine.

Richard Brake Consulting director Richard Brake (left) and Wide Open Agriculture non-executive director Stuart McAlpine.

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