The Furrow

Land of promise

A ground breaking, two-and-a half-year, $15 million research project will provide investors and governments with a better understanding of agricultural development opportunities in northern Australia. This research is part of the Australian Government’s Agricultural Competiveness White paper released in September 2015.


Flour from fruit

In New Zealand two enterprising scientists are producing a fruit pulp-based flour that has an exciting range of potential uses in markets untapped by conventional wheat based products. Using a fermentation process and the introduction of a microbe scientists have been able take a fruit pulp product that is usually fed to animals or composted and transform it.

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