DescriptionThis presentation contributed to the discussion of how to build trust in agriculture and gain social licence and community confidence in farming. Some of the research referred to in this presentation was identified during a scoping study conducted with Prof Rachel Ankeny, Dr Michelle Phillipov, and MsEmily Buddle of the Food Values Research Group and funded by AgriFutures Australia, GRDC, Australian Eggs, MLA, Dairy Australia, APL, Cotton RDC, Fisheries RDC, Forest and Wood Products Australia with support from NFF. 264 people from the grains industry (producers, agronomists, advisors) attended the event. The presentation was given 8.4/10 for content relevance and 9/10 for presentation quality in participant evaluations. Comments from participants included: • Plenty of food for thought. Relevant • Fresh overview on community perception • Excellent presentation on an important subject • Great presentation and addressed one of agriculture's biggest constraints in Australia - public perception • Interesting and thought provoking • Really thought provoking. Great engaging speaker. • Fast talker. Well animated • Thought provoking • Very engaging speaker and great information • Very engaging presentation and some food for thought on a very hot topic at the moment.
|Period||20 Feb 2019|
|Event title||GRDC Grains Research Update (Wagga Wagga)|
|Location||Wagga Wagga, Australia, New South WalesShow on map|
|Degree of Recognition||National|
- science communication
- social licence
Documents & Links
GRDC Podcast: "Trust me I'm a farmer"
Press/Media: Press / Media
Engagement / Activities
Served with a side of science - building trust in food production
Activity: Service and engagement › Public lecture, debate or seminar