Aquaculture needs evidence-based investigations if it’s to proceed sustainably, including water column monitoring, waste management, and the effects of climate change.
By John Passioura, Honorary Research Fellow, Plant Industry. Changing climate, drought and urban expansion threaten the yield of Australia’s wheat. But changes in cropping methods could address reduced water and lead to a jump in yield not seen since the late 1980s. A history of innovation The average yield of Australia’s dominant grain crop, wheat, changed little
It’s not often our videos go viral but this week our Crash Test Cow clip was watched by over 3,000 people and posted on news sites around the world. Our 60kg bovine, which was designed to test a new cattle gate called SaferGate, was even deemed more popular than Kylie by the Sydney Morning Herald: ‘Forget
A new type of cattle gate aimed at preventing farmer death and injury has completed rigorous testing and development by the CSIRO. SaferGate, designed by farmer and inventor Edward Evans, has been put to the test by a CSIRO-developed ‘crash test cow’. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uIFgEFcrO0k] MEDIA: VNR footage available HERE Hundreds of farmers and cattle handlers