10 episodes

The official podcast of Queensland's Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Turf 'n' Surf explores issues, trends and innovations in Queensland's farming, fishing, forestry and biosecurity sectors.

Turf 'n' Surf Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

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The official podcast of Queensland's Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Turf 'n' Surf explores issues, trends and innovations in Queensland's farming, fishing, forestry and biosecurity sectors.

    AgTech: Where Agriculture meets Technology

    AgTech: Where Agriculture meets Technology

    How Queensland's 'Agripeneurs' are merging agriculture with technology to get AgTech onto their farms, innovatively harvesting modern technology to keep their businesses productive and competitive

    • 18 min
    Food pilot plant - Making food dreams come true

    Food pilot plant - Making food dreams come true

    Audition Template: 1 Mono Host track (with Speech Volume Leveler), 1 Mono Interview track (with Speech Volume Leveler), 1 Stereo Sound FX with effects, 1 Stereo Music Bed track. 44.1k, 16 bit, Stereo Master.

    • 15 min
    DCAP: Filling the missing link

    DCAP: Filling the missing link

    This episode of Turf 'n' Surf looks at how Queensland's producers are managing climate events like drought, how science is helping producers adapt and what the Queensland Government is doing to support the state's producers through the Drought and Climate Adaptation Program (DCAP).
    You'll hear from a 40-year veteran of Queensland's agriculture industry, Rick Sutton, who runs three farms in the Lockyer Valley; Dr Chelsea Jarvis, a research fellow from the University of Southern Queensland's Centre for Applied Climate Sciences and Neil Cliffe, Senior Industry Development Officer with Queensland's Department of Agriculture and Fisheries.
    Find out how the DCAP is helping producers adapt and better manage drought and climate impacts.

    • 19 min
    Bending banana's battle against Panama TR4

    Bending banana's battle against Panama TR4

    Welcome to Turf 'n' Surf, a podcast that tells stories in Queensland's farming, fishing, biosecurity and forestry sectors.
    This episode is about how Queensland's banana growers, the banana industry and the Queensland Government are managing the impacts of Panama disease tropical race 4, known as Panama TR4. Panama TR4 is a serious fungul disease of bananas and is one of the greatest threats to worldwide banana production.

    • 19 min
    African Swine Fever: the fight to save Queensland's bacon

    African Swine Fever: the fight to save Queensland's bacon

    This episode is all about the battle to prevent African Swine Fever from reaching Queensland shores and what we can all do to protect the state's multi-million dollar industry

    • 16 min
    Dam of dreams

    Dam of dreams

    Researchers at Queensland's Department of Agriculture and Fisheries have designed and built bespoke structures, called fish attractors, to create realistic habitat for fish at some of Queensland's dams.

    • 18 min

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