Thursday, 01 March 2018 12:59

Sensors joining the mob to guard waterways

AgResearch says it has developed world-leading sensors to better understand how nitrogen is being excreted by cows, and so how best to tackle its effects on the environment.

Published in Farm Health
Thursday, 15 February 2018 14:55

$45 million research centre underway

Work has begun on a new $45 million food research facility to support New Zealand’s exports.

Published in General News
Friday, 09 February 2018 12:55

Heat brings challenges for livestock

High temperatures and humidity are prompting questions about farm animals’ production, along with their welfare, AgResearch says.

Published in Farm Health

The future of food – especially the emergence of ‘synthetic foods’ and what this might mean for New Zealand as a major food producer – has been prominent in media and barbecue conversations this summer.

Published in Opinion
Friday, 19 January 2018 14:44

Record temperatures bring challenges

With New Zealand experiencing record-breaking heatwaves this summer, AgResearch scientists say farmed animals can be susceptible and the pressure is on farmers to manage it.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 21 November 2017 12:55

Capture the value of grass

A big challenge New Zealand faces is capturing the value consumers place on grass-fed products, says NZ Grassland Association president Dr David Stevens, a senior scientist at AgResearch.

Published in General News
Friday, 10 November 2017 09:55

Mapping the shift to digital farming

AgResearch says it is starting a big programme to prepare New Zealand for the new era of digital agriculture.

Published in Agribusiness
Thursday, 26 October 2017 14:55

Fencing works, but more needed

Fencing waterways is proven as effective in combating the risk of contamination in waterways.

Published in General News

A ground breaking ceremony at Lincoln University has marked the start of work on the new $206 million joint facility to house AgResearch and Lincoln University researchers, students and staff.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 06 September 2017 14:55

A wake-up call for biosecurity

Tiny creatures in soil that attack plants have been seen to survive for at least three years stored in dry conditions in a recent AgResearch study.

Published in General News