Thermal imaging technology is being used by AgResearch scientists to gain greater insights into how livestock experience stress, and how that knowledge can help enhance animal welfare.
The devastating impact of bushfires which have ravaged many parts of rural Australia in recent times is known only too well.
For over a century, royal jelly has been thought to contain a substance that determines whether honey bees develop into workers or queens.
An international team of scientists have identified a naturally occurring gene variation that influences sodium content in barley crops. The finding could help to advance the development of barley varieties with greater yield and better resilience to varying salt conditions.
Ensuring their businesses are sustainable and therefore seen as more socially acceptable to local communities, are the two leading factors driving Western Australian commercial fisheries to seek MSC certification – according to new research by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) and the Commonwealth Scientific and…
Cotton farmers in St George will share in a $50,000 boost through the Federal Government’s Smart Farms Small Grants program, to undertake sustainability projects, Maranoa MP David Littleproud announced.
Australians are being invited to take part in an extensive nation-wide research program developed to better understand public attitudes towards the egg industry.
Climate change, deforestation, bushfires, tropical cyclones, floods, droughts and now COVID-19* have all had major impacts on beekeepers in the Australia-Pacific region.