veski sustainable agriculture fellows

Inaugural veski sustainable agriculture fellows

The inaugural veski sustainable agriculture fellows funded in 2015 with the support of a one-off generous philanthropic gift from the John T Reid Charitable Trusts are;

  • Dr Pangzhen Zhang, The University of Melbourne - Defining the distinctiveness of Victorian Wine using quality markers and climate modelling: now and into the future. 
  • Professor Luca Corelli Grappadelli, University of Bologna, Italy - Meeting the demand of fresh fruit in asia utilising new and emerging sensor technologies.

Read about the announcement of the two inaugural fellowships

2017 veski sustainable agriculture fellows

In 2017 two further veski sustainable agriculture fellows were announced at an event on 11 December 2017 by the Parliamentary Secretary for Small Business & Innovation, Frank McGuire MP;

  • Dr Kristy DiGiacomo, The University of Melbourne, who is focusing on solving two key challenges facing the environment; pollution caused by the breakdown of food waste and the pollution caused by growing traditional crops to feed livestock
  • Dr Terry Griffin, Cropping Systems Economist, Kansas State University, USA, who is working with Birchip Cropping Group on 'Connectivity, Capability and Trust: Breaking down barriers for farming to create value from data sets'.

Read about the announcement of the 2017 veski sustainable agriculture fellows.

 

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