The announcement that AgResearch will invest $5 million in the new Southern Dairy hub, matching the investment from DairyNZ and supporting the $1.3 million raised by farmers, has mystified AgResearch scientists.

Published in Opinion

A Ravensdown-sponsored study by AgResearch, of highly invasive tutsan, has found there is no quick-fix when it comes to controlling and eradicating the weed.

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 12 June 2015 10:14

Hub gets go-ahead from partners

The proposed Southern dairy hub has got the go-ahead from partners DairyNZ and AgResearch.

Published in Agribusiness
Tuesday, 09 June 2015 13:57

Look for the giant earthworm

A giant worm weaving through the air marks the location of the AgResearch stand in the Mystery Creek Pavilion at this year's National Agricultural Fieldays.

Published in Special Events
Friday, 05 June 2015 15:16

New TB test shows encouraging signs

A new test for bovine TB developed by AgResearch is said to be attracting international attention.

Published in Farm Health
Sunday, 31 May 2015 16:00

The great Kiwi earthworm survey

AgResearch scientists want farmer help to better understand the distribution of one of the little known heroes of New Zealand agricultural production.

Published in Farm Health

A product containing a natural insecticide to fight one of New Zealand’s worst farm insect pests is a step closer following several years of research and trials by AgResearch.

Published in Farm Health

The proposed Southern Dairy Hub is closer to fruition, thanks to strong support from farmers and businesses.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 13 May 2015 12:59

Pasture pest under probe

Fresh research by AgResearch scientists will help unlock mysteries about a serious West Coast agricultural pest and allow farmers to make better management decisions and potentially save money.

Published in Agribusiness

Hot, muggy conditions this year were a pointed reminder to dairy farmers to breed animals more tolerant of facial eczema (FE) and more resistant to the disease long-term, says CRV Ambreed.

Published in Farm Health