Goodie! AgCatalyst dishes up a new veggie snack
AgCatalyst was filled with innovations that will help tackle the future challenges in agrifoods.
Ask our experts: Foot and Mouth Disease
Foot and Mouth Disease is spreading overseas. Australians are wondering whether it will come here and what we can do about it. We asked experts at our Australian Centre for Disease Preparedness to answer some common questions.
Three more online tools for smarter farming
Being on the land isn’t always easy. But some of our online tools for smarter farming can make it easier to predict and respond to future conditions in an increasingly variable climate.
From cows to giraffes: smart ear tags helping wildlife conservation
Smart ear tags originally used to monitor livestock are now being used to track giraffes on the African savannah.
Meet our roller-skating, sheep researcher: Danila Marini
Danila always wanted to work with animals but had no idea they'd end up roller skating in regional NSW working on animal science.
Who’s who in the zoo: uncovering animal social networks
We’ve monitored the social networks of livestock – namely cows and sheep – to help farmers manage their welfare.
Not chicken feed: helping the welfare of free-range hens
We’re egg-static to discover that enriching the rearing environment of baby chicks, with toys and everyday items, appears to have a positive impact on their welfare when adults.
A century of livestock research highlights
We’ve helped create some of Australia’s great innovations in the livestock sector over the past 100 years.
Dung beetles with benefits
A new species of Moroccan beetle has just arrived in our lab. Their job? To improve pasture quality and reduce fly populations. We’re expecting big things from these little creatures.
Emissions of methane – a greenhouse gas far more potent than carbon dioxide – are rising dangerously
In Australia, methane emissions from fossil fuels are rising due to expansion of the natural gas industry, whereas agriculture emissions are falling.
Outbreak ready: working to prevent human and animal disease
Our scientists continue their important work safeguarding human and animal health from disease, while we strive for a COVID-19 vaccine.