The wicked risks of biosecurity
As our world becomes increasingly connected, we need to manage the risk of introduced pests via targeted biosecurity efforts say University of Melbourne experts
A question of quinoa
Traditional knowledge from the Andean peoples is inspiring University of Melbourne research on quinoa flowering and the development of future breeding programs.
How do we get antibiotic resistance genes in a salad?
Animal manure is a known source of antibiotic resistance genes, now new research from the University of Melbourne reveals how they travel from the soil to salad
Zap! And the weeds are gone
New technology developed by a University of Melbourne researcher uses microwaves to zap weeds in the ground, and has potential to reduce the need for herbicides
Using tech to save wine from bushfire smoke
Bushfires can ruin wine grapes with smoke contamination, but new digital tools developed at the University of Melbourne could help winemakers reduce the damage.
2019 Budget: The Verdict Part 3
Melbourne University experts analyse the impact of Australia's 2019 Federal budget for farmers, young people, affordable housing and foreign aid.
A year on the dirt
A book extract from University of Melbourne experts about the legacy left by the early women who studied Agricultural Science at the University's Dookie campus.
We can have urbanisation and enough to eat
Changing our diet and food choices can balance the impact of our rapid urbanisation on food security say agricultural experts at the University of Melbourne.
What you need to know about nitrogen pollution
A new measurement from University of Melbourne researchers could more accurately identify places at risk of damaging levels of nitrogen pollution.
Fighting the ‘white cancer’ threatening global food security
University of Melbourne researchers have made a 'game changing' shift in our understanding of how plants succumb to high levels of salt in agricultural soil