If you can’t make it to the upcoming AgCatalyst 2016, here are the top 5 next big things in food and agriculture.
Since we might not be ready to eat insects ourselves, could we instead feed insects to our farmed animals to feed our growing population?
Hitching a ride with our kangaroos, platypuses and koalas is the biodiversity you don’t normally see: parasitic worms, or helminths.
Our researchers at the Australian Animal Health Laboratory (AAHL) have worked together with Nuffield Australia Farming Scholars to share research insights that will help protect Australia’s livestock
Eating less meat isn’t the only solution to reducing greenhouse gas emissions from livestock.
We’re free of some of the world’s worst livestock diseases. The manifesto that upholds this protection has just been heralded with a prestigious biosecurity award.
The dingo is one of Australia’s most controversial animals but are they really a pest do they just get a bad rap? Our book, The Dingo Debate, explains more.
What do burps, beetles and bacteria have in common? Bovines of course! At least, that’s the case when it comes to our work with the cattle industry – an industry that’s worth $6 billion in Australia. Next week is the aptly named Beef Week and you’ll be surprised and amazed to see how much research we do for the humble cow.
By Gary Fitt, CSIRO A nationwide outbreak of foot and mouth disease; an invasion of a devastating wheat disease; our honeybees completely wiped out. These are just three possible disastrous scenarios facing Australia; they’re considered in the Australia’s Biosecurity Future report published today by CSIRO and its partners. Intensifying and expanding agriculture, biodiversity loss, and