Australasian Plant Breeding Conference

The 16th Australasian Plant Breeding Conference (APBC) will be held at QT Hotel, 7 Staghorn Ave, Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia.  DELAYED UNTIL FEBRUARY 2022 The theme “Towards 2050” has been chosen to capture the long-term nature of plant breeding, and the essential role the discipline will play in delivering food and prosperity to the predicted […]

Plant Biosecurity Research Symposium

The two-day symposium, sponsored by the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment, will include a program of plant biosecurity research supported by the PBRI member organisations and delivered by a large range of research teams in Australia. Presentations from industry members, PBRI partner organisations and members of the Biosecurity Extension Community will also be […]

Threads + Opportunities symposium

Humans depend on fibre – for clothing, and more. Sustainable fibres and textiles are a global priority for closing the loop on resource-flow and energy use. This is also a priority due to the impacts on the health and livelihoods of millions of people globally, and the lands and waters they depend on. In Australia […]

Australian Cotton Conference 2022

The Australian Cotton Conference is held at the Gold Coast Convention Centre every second year. It brings together new and experienced farmers, agronomists and researchers, brands and marketers, students, supply chain partners, industry groups and cotton groupies to look at the challenges and opportunities facing cotton, share and learn from one another and listen to […]

International Plant Health Conference 2022

The First International Plant Health Conference aims to address new and emerging plant health challenges. The first international Plant Health Conference (IPHC) will be held 21-23 September 2022 at the London Queen Elizabeth II Centre. Countries from around the world will come together to discuss global scientific, technical and regulatory issues related to plant health. […]

World Cotton Research Conference 7 (Egypt)

The World Cotton Research Conference (WCRC) is held once every four years in different cotton growing countries and serves as a global platform for researchers and experts to share the latest updates in cotton research and development.  The 2021 conference (Egypt) has been postponed to October 2022. The 5-day technical programme will include invited plenary […]

World Cotton Day

Cotton, the fabric of our lives. Cotton touches us every day, it is a source of livelihoods for millions of smallholders and labourers, including women and their families, and contributes significantly to the economies of many developing countries. In August 2021, the General Assembly of the United Nations recognised the unique benefits of cotton by proclaiming 7 […]