Thursday, 15 August 2019 15:55

No plague with these locusts

An AgResearch survey which found most New Zealanders would try eating insects does not surprise the country’s first locust farmer.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 17 July 2019 08:55

Getting to the gut(s) of methane problem

International research led by New Zealand scientists has led to an important discovery in the quest to lower global agricultural methane emissions.

Published in General News
Thursday, 20 June 2019 13:55

Fingerprinting our food

A machine used by surgeons in delicate operations could eventually provide ways of guaranteeing New Zealand farm exports’ provenance.

Published in General News
Friday, 14 June 2019 12:25

CRIs standing tall at Fieldays

AgResearch and three other Crown Research Institute collaborators have won the overall Supreme Site Award for Best Stand at National Fieldays.

Published in General News
Saturday, 08 June 2019 09:55

Forages help stem nitrate losses

A sheep and beef farmer taking part in the big Forages for Reduced Nitrates Leaching (FRNL) research programme has found its stated goal of a 20% reduction in nitrate leaching out of reach.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 29 May 2019 08:55

Townies ringing the changes on rural folk

Decisions are being made about and for New Zealand’s rural communities by the 80% of the population who live in urban areas, say the authors of a new book on rural change.

Published in General News
Thursday, 21 March 2019 08:21

Going their separate ways?

Lincoln University and AgResearch will consider separate building options as an alternative to a much-anticipated joint facility building that never got beyond a fenced site.

Published in General News
Friday, 08 February 2019 11:35

Research farm up for sale

A slice of New Zealand’s agricultural history is for sale in the form of AgResearch’s Winchmore Research Station, northwest of Ashburton.

Published in Agribusiness
Monday, 14 January 2019 13:50

Could Wagyu beef counter heart disease?

As barbeque season gets into full swing, New Zealand researchers are investigating whether certain kinds of red meat could actually protect against heart disease.

Published in General News

Sheep and beef farmers are increasingly finishing stock on hill country forage crops and pastures, with a resultant drop in erosion risk.

Published in Management
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