A research team has been working to develop technologies that can help farmers improve their yields and potentially automate on‑farm processes.
The adage “from little things, big things grow” certainly applies to University of New England (UNE) PhD student Jack Mooney, who has swapped the backyard greenhouse of his undergraduate days for one of the largest glasshouses in the Southern Hemisphere.
Leaf fossils discovered high in Australia’s Snowy Mountains have revealed a past history of warmer rainforest vegetation and a lack of snow, in contrast with the alpine vegetation and winter snow-covered slopes of today.
FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva and Nobel Peace Laureate Muhammad Yunus marked the United Nations International Day of Non-Violence by stressing that violence and hunger are often interlinked and that tackling this also requires creating income-generating opportunities for people, particularly for women and youth,…
An international research team has found they can increase corn productivity by targeting the enzyme in charge of capturing CO2 from the atmosphere.
The team from the University of Sydney has won 2018’s title at the 2018 Australian Universities Crops Competition (AUCC) held in Temora, New South Wales. This event brings together the brightest and best agricultural students from across Australia and the United States.
Australia’s Commonwealth-managed fisheries have been given a tick of sustainability with no fisheries subject to overfishing for the fifth consecutive year, according to the “Fisheries status reports 2018” released by the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resources Economics today (September 28, 2018).
The Mid North Coast of New South Wales could become home to the world’s first biorefinery turning sawmill residues into renewable diesel and renewable bitumen.
QUT Professor Martin Sillence, from QUT’s School of Earth, Environmental and Biological Sciences, said a new veterinary drug related to one used to treat human metabolic syndrome has been found to prevent laminitis in ponies with the equine version of metabolic syndrome.