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Knowledge

Sustainable Grains
Industry

Career Development
Support

Positive Impact
To Industry


Who we are

Australasian Grain Science
Association (AGSA)

Australasian Grain Science Association (AGSA) is a non-profit professional, scientific association of members who are specialists in the use of grains in foods, including grains from cereals, pulses and other grains.

AGSA is your link to grain and cereal science and the grain-based food industry, advancing the theory and practice of grain science. Members are kept up-to-date with industry news, attend meetings, make new connections, grow businesses, and expand networks.


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Our Membership

Australasian Grain Science Association (AGSA) is a non-profit professional, scientific association of members who are specialists in the use of grains in foods, including grains from cereals, pulses and other grains. AGSA is your link to grain and cereal science and the grain-based food industry, advancing the theory and practice of grain science. Members are kept up-to-date with industry news, attend meetings, make new connections, grow businesses, and expand networks.

The 74th Annual Australasian Grain Science Conference

Innovations in Grain Science
SAVE THE DATE: 20th - 22nd August 2024


WHY CHOOSE US

Our Benefits

  • You have active interest in the use of grains in foods, including grains from cereals, pulses and other grains.
  • You are actively engaged in the grain food and allied industries, the agrifood sector, research or education.
  • You are interested in AGSA and wish to further your understanding of grain food and allied industries.
  • You are engaged in study relating to grain food and allied industries.

Your active involvement in AGSA is encouraged. Share your expertise while enhancing your professional skills. AGSA membership will bring great benefits to you both personally and professionally.

  • Members only access to methods
  • Members only access to conference abstracts
  • Eligibility for AGSA awards and scholarships
  • Industry recognition and Fellowship
  • Meetings, short courses and workshops
  • Connection to members through the membership directory
  • Forum for companies to showcase products to a -targeted audience
  • Platform to showcase yourself to potential employers
  • Discounted advertising in newsletter
  • Member: Open to any person with an interest in grain science.
  • Associate: Open to Financial Members who have retired from active employment or have left the profession.
  • Life Member: Conferred by AGSA Council.
  • Fellow: Conferred by AGSA Council.
  • Guthrie, Life Members and Founders Award recipients of the RACI Cereal Chemistry Division and Guthrie and Bond awardees of AGSA.

The Association recognises excellence in cereal science and contributions to the industry through the following awards. Eligibility is open to AGSA Financial Members.

  • F B Guthrie Grain Science Medal
  • Eric E Bond Award
  • Australasian Grain Science Association Citation
  • Australasian Grain Science Association Life Membership Award
  • Australasian Grain Science Association Service Award

The Association supports education and career development through the following scholarships.

  • A B Blakeney Early Career Development Scholarship for PhD or higher degree graduates
  • AGSA Travel Award

Meet the Executive

Council 2022-2023

AGSA Advances The Grain Science And Industry


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5 May 2023 Comments Off on AGSA News Blast: Abstract Submission Due 15 May!

AGSA News Blast: Abstract Submission Due 15 May!

We are pleased to announce that the submission of abstracts and short papers for the 73rd Annual Australasian Grain Science Conference is still open

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21 Apr 2023 Comments Off on AGSA Newsletter – April 2023

AGSA Newsletter - April 2023

I am pleased to welcome you to the third AGSA Newsletter of 2023. I extend warm wishes for a prosperous and fulfilling time ahead and hope you will continue engaging with AGSA's various activities

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News & Articles

5 May 2023 Comments Off on AGSA News Blast: Abstract Submission Due 15 May!

AGSA News Blast: Abstract Submission Due 15 May!

We are pleased to announce that the submission of abstracts and short papers for the 73rd Annual Australasian Grain Science Conference is still open

READ MORE +
21 Apr 2023 Comments Off on AGSA Newsletter – April 2023

AGSA Newsletter - April 2023

I am pleased to welcome you to the third AGSA Newsletter of 2023. I extend warm wishes for a prosperous and fulfilling time ahead and hope you will continue engaging with AGSA's various activities

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Awards

The Association recognises excellence in cereal science, contributions to the industry and supports education and career development through a number of awards. For more information about the Association’s awards, please contact the Award Committee Chair. To apply for an award, please contact the Awards Committee Chair.

F B Guthrie Grain
Science Medal

Founders Award & AGSA
Life Membership Award

AGSA Scholarship
Program

Australasian Grain
Science Association Citation

Registrations will soon be open for our 74th Annual Conference in Melbourne, stay tuned

Our focus is on innovations in grain science

WE'RE EXCITED!

We've opened our conference registrations for 2024!

The Australasian Grain Science Association (AGSA) holds an annual Conference for grain scientists, post-graduate students, nutritionists, and others with an interest in grain science. The aim is to advance knowledge and understanding of grain science and the grains industry. This meeting is an opportunity for the grains industry to openly discuss the latest innovations in grains research.

 

The conference will be held in Australia’s café capital, Melbourne. #AGSA24 will cover a range of topics including:

  • Latest developments in science and technology
  • Commercialisation of science
  • Food nutrition from grains and by products
  • Plant-based products
  • Advances in crop adaptation in variable climate

Join us at #AGSA24 on 20th to the 22nd of August 2024