Research cracks the code of calmer sheep

Research cracks the code of calmer sheep

Researchers isolate gene markers for stressed sheep.

Sheep

21 JUNE 2019
WA banksia holds the key to a new breed of hardy crop

WA banksia holds the key to a new breed of hardy crop

Research from UWA has found a new way that allows plants to grow with a low level of P.

On-farm

12 DECEMBER 2018
Lack of copper in ancient soil regulates nitrification

Lack of copper in ancient soil regulates nitrification

RESEARCHERS from The University of Western Australia and Newcastle University (UK) have discovered copper...

Agronomy

12 AUGUST 2016
Legumes lead to better health and sustainable food production

Legumes lead to better health and sustainable food production

WIDER consumption of grain legumes is the answer to improving human health and meeting the increasing...

Agronomy

05 AUGUST 2016
ChAFTA's positive impact on agriculture in the spotlight

ChAFTA's positive impact on agriculture in the spotlight

THE China-Australia's Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) and its impact on the agriculture industry was in...

Archive

15 JULY 2016
UWA takes large steps to eradicate hunger in Timor Leste

UWA takes large steps to eradicate hunger in Timor Leste

THE number of people experiencing hunger in Timor Leste has reduced dramatically thanks to an enormously...

Agronomy

15 JUNE 2016
UAVs could help growers manage nutrients and insects

UAVs could help growers manage nutrients and insects

IMAGERY obtained from cameras mounted on unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) could help growers and consultants...

Archive

13 MAY 2016
Research uncovers better management for crops grown in gravel

Research uncovers better management for crops grown in gravel

  The glasshouse study found the concentration of phosphorus in the matrix of gravel soils from residual...

Agronomy

13 JANUARY 2016
Mali looks to WA to develop its meat and livestock industry

Mali looks to WA to develop its meat and livestock industry

THIS week a delegation from Mali signed Memoranda of Understanding between The University of Western...

Livestock General

09 DECEMBER 2015
Long-running study assesses modern crop systems

Long-running study assesses modern crop systems

ONE of Western Australia's longest running research and demonstration trials focused on key conservation...

Archive

26 OCTOBER 2015
UWA students shine at Australian crops competition

UWA students shine at Australian crops competition

FIVE agricultural science undergraduate students at the University of Western Australia have excelled...

Agronomy

30 SEPTEMBER 2015
Small changes have large benefits for crop breeding

Small changes have large benefits for crop breeding

RESEARCHERS from The University of Western Australia have developed a method for breeding crops that...

Agronomy

10 JUNE 2015