Material scientists at the University of NSW (UNSW) have come up with a lead-free brass alloy to replace traditional plumbing brass materials that have been shown to leach lead into drinking water.
The global sugar market is facing potential structural change in terms of both production and consumption, and this is set to have far-reaching impacts on sugarcane producers internationally and in Australia, according to Rabobank’s global sugar strategist Andy Duff.
Research for Agriculture is a new initiative to bridge the gap between quality research and audience. Founded by a team of communications professionals and in partnership with The Gets, a Sydney-based publishing company with a number of agriculture brands, Research for Agriculture is establishing an…
Vertical farming – where food is grown indoors in high stacks – will not replace traditional fruit and vegetable growing in New Zealand, but it may supplement it in future if technology makes it economically viable, research released finds.
New Zealand’s booming apple and pear industry is already promising great career opportunities for the first graduates of a new stand-alone Bachelor’s Degree in Horticulture.
Pacific Seeds has donated more than 1,600 bags of forage sorghum seed, enough to plant over 4000 ha.