New Zealand's shift from a pasture-based model to high feed-input dairy farms will come under the microscope in a joint research project.
NZ-led research shows global solutions are feasible as microbes causing animal methane emissions are similar around the world.
A former director of AgResearch, Dr Jock Allison, says the present organisation doesn't know how to nurture and grow its scientists.
Federated Farmers say the proposed AgResearch redundancies show the falling science capability in agriculture.
Miraka chief executive, Richard Wyeth has welcomed a partnership with AgResearch and Plant & Food Research to develop a new family of shelf-stable beverages.
Grazed winter forage crops raise the risk of nutrient losses to water, but with careful management, sediment and phosphorus losses can be reduced during grazing.